Methylamines are used to manufacture herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, choline chloride, electrical equipment, fuel additives, paper, explosives, pharmaceuticals, soaps, detergents and water treatment chemicals. The ... More »

Oxygen therapy treats patients who have medical conditions that require extra oxygen, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, a severe asthma attack, last stage heart failure and cystic fibrosis, acco... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some common minerals include aluminum, gold and copper, according to the National Mining Association. Automobiles, electrical machinery and construction projects all rely on aluminum. Gold is a common component in jewelr... More » Science Earth Science Geology

Methane is utilized as fuel and in chemical reactions to produce commercially used chemicals such as carbon tetrachloride, carbon black and as a source of hydrogen. Methane reacts at high temperatures with steam to yield... More »

Copper sulphate is used in fungicides, insecticides, growth stimulation in agriculture, soil sterilization, disinfection, preservatives, antiseptics, pharmaceuticals, disease prevention, mold protection, gas purification... More »

Ferric chloride is mainly used in industries for purifying water and wastewater treatment. It is also largely used in the production of printed circuit boards as an etching medium and in indigo blue dyestuff production a... More »

Bromine is used in everyday products such as pesticides and water treatment solutions. Bromine is a reddish-brown gas that has a pungent smell and can irritate the skin, nose and eyes. Bromine was discovered in 1826 by A... More »