By John Emsley
Hand cream, detergent, bathe gel, toothpaste, bathroom cleanser, air freshener, lipstick, fragrance, low-fat unfold, painkiller, vitamin drink, insect repellent… 1000's of daily items that make our lives lots greater than these of our forebears. And but such a lot folks be aware of little concerning the constituents they comprise and why they carry the advantages we get pleasure from.
Some humans locate it being concerned after they study the record of constituents on a packaging label, simply because all they learn will be unintelligible names or E numbers. it sounds as if to be simply chemical compounds, chemical compounds, chemical compounds. the purpose of this publication is to check the constituents extra heavily and clarify the explanations for his or her being used.
Start examining and forestall worrying.
Chemistry at domestic has been written through award-winning renowned technology author and chemist, John Emsley, utilizing non-technical language. The booklet has 12 chapters, every one dedicated to the types of goods we're more likely to locate round the domestic, together with within the storage and the backyard shed. Chemistry at domestic additionally contains a thesaurus which provides extra technical information regarding the molecules pointed out within the book.
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