Milk is a complex solution composed of water, solids, fat, proteins, lactose and minerals. Many of these components are compounds on their own, giving milk its very complicated chemical makeup. More »

Milk does not have a specific chemical or molecular formula; it is a variable mixture of water, fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Because the components of milk vary depending on fat and protein content, there is no sing... More »

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Butter is a mixture comprised of 80 to 82 percent milk fats, 16 to 17 percent water and 1 to 2 percent milk solids. Butter fats are a mixture of triglycerides of different fatty acids. Oleic, myristic, palmitic and stear... More »

Milk does not have a specific chemical or molecular formula; it is a variable mixture of water, fats, proteins and carbohydrates. Because the components of milk vary depending on fat and protein content, there is no sing... More »

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Whole milk contains water, lactose, fat, protein, minerals, vitamins and enzymes. It's high in calcium and phosphates. Most whole milk also contains added Vitamin A and D. More »

Sodium metasilicate is a colorless or white chemical compound that forms an alkaline solution when mixed with water. It is a component in high-temperature adhesives and in insulation boards for fire protection. Sodium me... More »

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Baking soda, otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate, has the chemical properties of not being flammable, being easily decomposed by acids, starting to decompose in water solution at approximately 20 degrees Celsius and an... More »