According to the University of Waterloo, chemical formulas are categorized into empirical, molecular and structural formulas, which display the chemical of interest in distinct ways. Empirical formulas use the ratio of a... More »

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Salt is not neutralized by a chemical, but is rather a significant part of neutralizing other chemicals through the neutralization process where acid compounds react with bases and dissolve to form salts and water. Acids... More »

The process of balancing an equation involves applying the law of conservation of mass and ensuring every element on each side of the equation has the same number of atoms. The process is completed in three distinct step... More »

Ferrous fumarate and ferrous sulfate are both iron-based supplements with slightly differing chemical formulas. They are both commonly taken as dietary supplements for those with iron deficiencies. More »

The most common chemical formulas for chalk are CaCO3 (calcium carbonate) and CaO (calcium oxide). Chalk is a soft, porous sedimentary rock that is a form of limestone and is mainly composed of calcite (calcium carbonate... More »

Chemical formulas are named based on the number and type of atoms in the chemical. In chemical formulas of two atoms with opposite charges, the first element is a metal and the second is a non-metal. The chemical's name ... More »

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To search the CAS registry number database, it is necessary to have either the CAS number, the common or trade name, or the chemical name for the substance of interest. As of October 2015, the CAS registry number databas... More »