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Most used chemicals for school-college Lab in Bangladesh

There are hundreds of chemicals are used in school-college laboratories in Bangladesh. Different schools and colleges use different types of chemicals in their chemistry, biology, and physics laboratories. Here we discuss the most used chemicals for school-college lab in Bangladesh.

Sodium Chloride- 𝑡𝒂π‘ͺ𝒍
Sodium Sulphate-π‘΅π’‚πŸπ‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Sodium Carbonate – π‘΅π’‚πŸπ‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Copper sulphate-π‘ͺπ’–π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Copper Carbonate-π‘ͺ𝒖π‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Copper Chloride-π‘ͺ𝒖π‘ͺπ’πŸ
Aluminum Chloride- 𝑨𝒍π‘ͺπ’πŸ‘
Ammonium Chloride-𝑨𝒍π‘ͺπ’πŸ‘
Aluminum Sulphate-π‘¨π’πŸ(π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’)πŸ‘
Calcium Carbonate – π‘ͺ𝒂π‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Zinc Chloride-𝒁𝒏π‘ͺπ’πŸ
Zinc Carbonate-𝒁𝒏π‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Zinc Sulphate-π’π’π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Ferrous Sulphate-π‘­π’†π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Ferric Chloride-𝑭𝒆π‘ͺπ’πŸ‘
Ammonium Chloride-π‘΅π‘―πŸ’π‘ͺ𝒍
Ammonium Carbonate
Ammonium Sulphate
Ammonium Hydroxide-π‘΅π‘―πŸ’π‘Άπ‘―
Potassium Ferrocyanide –
Potassium Ferricyanide –
Potassium Iodide-𝑲𝑰
Ammonium Thiocyanide –
Ammonium Oxalate –
Potassium Pyroantimonate –
2,4-Diphenylhydrazine
Silver Nitrate-π‘¨π’ˆπ‘΅π‘ΆπŸ‘
Thioacetamide -π‘ͺπŸπ‘―πŸ“π‘΅π‘Ί
Sodium Hydroxide-𝑡𝒂𝑢𝑯
Mercuric Chloride-π‘―π’ˆπ‘ͺπ’πŸ
Potassium Hydroxide-𝑲𝑢𝑯
Barium nitrate-𝑩𝒂(π‘΅π‘ΆπŸ‘)𝟐
Lead Acetate -(π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘π‘ͺ𝑢𝑢)πŸπ‘·π’ƒ
Sodium bicarbonate-𝑡𝒂𝑯π‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Phosphorus Pentachloride -𝑷π‘ͺπ’πŸ“
Ferrous Sulfate HeptahydrateFeSOβ‚„ * 7Hβ‚‚O
Nitric acid -π‘―π‘΅π‘ΆπŸ‘
Sulfuric acid -π‘―πŸπ‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Hydrochloric acid-𝑯π‘ͺ𝒍
Oxalic acid – π‘―πŸπ‘ͺπŸπ‘ΆπŸ’
Ethanoic acid – π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘π‘ͺ𝑢𝑢𝑯
Ethanol -π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘π‘ͺπ‘―πŸπ‘Άπ‘―
Acetone – π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘βˆ’π‘ͺπ‘Άβˆ’π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘
Formaldehyde -𝑯π‘ͺ𝑯𝑢
Potassium Permanganate-π‘²π‘΄π’π‘ΆπŸ’
Calcium Oxide-π‘ͺ𝒂𝑢
Methyl Orange- C14H14N3NaO3S
Phenolphthalein-π‘ͺπŸπŸŽπ‘―πŸπŸ’π‘ΆπŸ’
Ethyl methyl Ketone-π‘ͺπŸπ‘―πŸ“π‘ͺ𝑢π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘
Chloro Benzene-(π‘ͺπŸ”π‘―πŸ“π‘ͺ𝒍
Phenol- (π‘ͺπŸ”π‘―πŸ“βˆ’π‘Άπ‘―)
Sodium metal-𝑡𝒂
Kerosene- (π‘ͺπŸπŸπ‘―πŸπŸ”βˆ’π‘ͺπŸπŸ“π‘―πŸ‘πŸ)
Zinc-𝒁𝒏
Copper-π‘ͺ𝒖
Aluminum-𝑨𝒍
Naphthalene-π‘ͺπŸπŸŽπ‘―πŸ–
Magnesium ribbon(Mg)
Coconut oil
Potassium permanganate – 𝑲𝑴𝒏𝑢_πŸ’
Iodine-π‘°πŸ
Potassium Carbonate – π‘²πŸπ‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Magnesium Carbonate – π‘΄π’ˆπ‘ͺπ‘ΆπŸ‘
Hydrochloric acid- 𝑯π‘ͺ𝒍
Acetic Acid – π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘π‘ͺ𝑢𝑢𝑯
Zink Sulphate-π’π’π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’
Zink rod
Copper rod
Ethanol – π‘ͺπ‘―πŸ‘π‘ͺπ‘―πŸπ‘Άπ‘―, 95%
Lead chloride – 𝑷𝒃π‘ͺπ’πŸ
Sodium Hydroxide – 𝑡𝒂𝑢𝑯
Copper sulphate-π‘ͺπ’–π‘Ίπ‘ΆπŸ’ solution
A list of commonly used chemicals for School-College Lab in Bangladesh
Most used chemicals for school-college Lab in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a very small and developing country. Here all are limited for research and analysis. We have to do some research even among hundreds of limited ones. And for this, we have to use some chemicals.

Discussion about the most used chemicals for school-college lab in Bangladesh:

1. Sodium Chloride

Sodium Chloride is commonly known as a salt, sea salt, and the chemical formula NaCl.

Sodium chloride is the salt most responsible for the salinity of seawater and of the extracellular fluid of many multicellular organisms. In its edible sort of table salt, it’s commonly used as a condiment and food preservative.

Large quantities of common salt are used in many industrial processes, and it’s a major source of sodium and chlorine compounds used as feedstocks for further chemical syntheses. A second major application of common salt is de-icing of roadways in sub-freezing weather.

2. Sodium Sulfate

Sodium sulfate is an inorganic compound and its chemical formula is Naβ‚‚SOβ‚„ as known as several related hydrates. All the forms of sodium sulfate are white solids that are highly soluble in water.

Most used chemicals for school-college Lab in Bangladesh
Sodium Sulfate most used chemical for school colleges in Bangladesh

Sodium sulfate is mainly used for the manufacture of detergents and in the Kraft process of paper pulping, although it has many other uses. About half of the world’s production is from the natural mineral form of the decahydrate (mirabilite), and a half from by-products of chemical processes.

3. Sodium Carbonate

Sodium carbonate is the most used chemical for school-college in Bangladesh. Sodium carbonate is an inorganic compound of chemicals and its chemical formula Naβ‚‚CO₃ and its various hydrates. Sodium carbonate is also commercially known as soda ash powder, washing soda, and soda crystals. All forms of sodium carbonate are white, odorless, water-soluble salt that yields moderately alkaline solutions in water.

It is bulk used in the manufacture of detergents, soaps, paper, and textile industries. It is also used in the manufacture of water glass (like sodium silicate), borax, sodium phosphate, and many others sodium compounds in Bangladesh.

4. Copper Sulphate (Copper sulfate)

Copper sulfate (copper sulphate) is one of the most commonly used chemicals for school-college chemistry labs in Bangladesh.

Copper sulfate is an inorganic mixing compound that combination of sulfur with copper. Its other name is Copper (II) sulfate the chemical formula CuSOβ‚„.

most used chemicals for school-college
Copper Sulfate (CuSOβ‚„)

Copper sulfate works as an antibiotic, it can kill bacteria, algae, roots, plants, snails, and fungi. The toxicity of copper sulfate depends on the copper content and Copper is an essential mineral. It can be fine in the natural environment, foods, and water. Copper sulfate is used as a fungicide, algaecide, root killer, and herbicide in both the agriculture and non-agricultural sector. It is also used as a molluscicide, and antimicrobial.

5. Copper Carbonate – one of the most used chemicals for school-college

Copper Carbonate is called also copper (II) carbonate and cupric carbonate, which is a chemical compound of copper(II) Cu²⁺ , carbonate CO²⁻ ₃, and hydroxide OH⁻.

the most used chemicals for school-college
Copper Carbonate

Copper Carbonate is mainly used in research and analytical laboratory for analysis. And it is also used as a pigment in products, paints, and varnishes. Copper carbonate is used in artist paints to obtain desired colors which are also known by different names such as verditer and mountain green. Copper carbonate is highly demanded in fireworks and pottery glazes as pigment and colorant in Bangladesh.

6. Copper Chloride

Copper Chloride also called is Copper (II) chloride and cuprous chloride. The chemical formula of copper chloride is CuClβ‚‚. Copper Chloride is the chemical compound of copper and 2 chlorides. Further, it is an inorganic salt. Similarly, this salt is used as a catalyst in chemical synthesis. Moreover, we also use Copper (II) chloride in the manufacturing of pyrotechnics for the blue/green color of this salt. The substance is very soluble in concentrated hydrochloric acid.

Copper chloride mainly is used in metallurgy, photography, agricultural products, petroleum, textiles industries, and as a feed additive and wood preservative. It is also used in light-sensitive paper manufacturing, color paper, pigments for glass and ceramics, and Acrylonitrile manufacturing.

7. Aluminum Chloride – one of the chemicals for school-college Lab

Aluminum Chloride is known as aluminum trichloride and its chemical formula is AlCl₃. Aluminum chloride is consist of 1:3 atoms of aluminum and chlorine. Aluminum chloride is useful for the treatment of palmar, plantar, axillary hyperhidrosis, and chemical analysis. Aluminum chloride has also been reported to be useful in facial and scalp hyperhidrosis.

8. Ammonium Chloride – one of the common chemicals for school-college

Ammonium Chloride is the most used laboratory chemical for school-college in Bangladesh. It is an inorganic chemical compound with the formula NH4Cl. Ammonium Chloride is a white crystalline salt and it is highly soluble in water.

Its main uses are as a nitrogen supply in fertilizers and as an electrolyte in dry cells, and it is also extensively employed as a constituent of galvanizing, tinning, and soldering fluxes to remove oxide coatings from raw metals and thereby improve the adhesion of the soldiers.

9. Aluminum Sulphate – chemical for school-college

Aluminum Sulphate is one kind of salt with the chemical formula Alβ‚‚(SOβ‚„)₃. It is very soluble in water and used as a coagulating agent in the purification of drinking water. Alβ‚‚(SOβ‚„)₃ (Aluminum Sulphate) is also used in wastewater treatment plants, ETP, paper-making industries, dyeing fabrics, medical applications, food industry, and Gardening.

10. Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate is an analytical chemical compound with the formula CaCO₃. This is mostly used in school and college laboratories for chemistry practical training.

Calcium carbonate is a food supplement or dietary supplement used when the amount of calcium taken in the diet is not enough. Calcium is very needed in the body for healthy bones, muscles, nervous system, and heart. Calcium carbonate is also used as an antacid to relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, and upset stomach.

11. Zinc Chloride

Zinc Chloride is a name for the chemical combination of 1:2 Zinc and Chloride with the formula ZnClβ‚‚ and its hydrates. Zinc chlorides have nine crystalline forms are known, are colorless or white, and are highly soluble in water. Zinc chloride is a white salt that is hygroscopic and even deliquescent.

common chemicals for school-college
Zinc Chloride Powder

Zinc Chloride is an odorless, white, crystalline (sand-like) granular or powder-form chemical. It is used in iron galvanizing & soldering flux, and as a screening smoke for crowd control and wood preservative. Zinc chloride is also used in making agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and textiles chemicals and is mostly used for research and analysis at a university laboratory in Bangladesh.

12. Zinc Carbonate

zinc carbonate that another name zinc mono-carbonate is an inorganic compound of chemicals with the formula ZnCO₃. Zinc carbonate is an odorless, white, sand solid. This is a white solid chemical that is insoluble in water. It exists in nature as mineral smithsonite. It is mostly used in school-college laboratories for practical analysis in Bangladesh. And It is also used in cosmetics, lotions, porcelains, pottery, rubber, as medication, and feed additive.

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