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Chemistry in Everyday life

Chemicals in medicines - analgesics, tranquilizers antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamines. Chemicals in food - preservations, artificial sweetening agents, elementary idea of antioxidants. Cleansing agents - soaps and detergents, cleansing action.

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Cleansing Agents

Two types of detergents are used as cleansing agents. These are soaps and synthetic detergents. Soap Soaps are sodium or potassium salts of higher fatty acids...
chemistry 12th class cbse notes

Chemicals in Food

Chemicals are added to food for their preservation enhancing their appeal, and adding nutritive value in them. Main categories of food additives are as follows: ...
chemistry 12th class cbse notes

Therapeutic Action of Different Classes of Drugs

Therapeutic Action of Different Classes of Drugs Analgesics: These are the drugs used to reduce or abolish pain without causing the loss of consciousness, paralysis and...
chemistry 12th class cbse notes

Drugs and Medicines

A drug, also called medicine, is a chemical substance used to cure, prevent, or diagnose a disease. Chemotherapy, use of the chemical substance for...