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Why There's Antifreeze in Your Toothpaste: The Chemistry of Household Ingredients

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A Selection of the Scientific American Book Club Explaining why antifreeze is a component of toothpaste and how salt works in shampoo, this fascinating handbook delves into the chemistry of everyday household products. Decoding more than 150 cryptic ingredients, the guide explains each component's structural formula, offers synonymous names, and describes its common uses. This informative resource can serve curious readers as a basic primer to commercial chemistry or as an indexed reference for specific compounds found on a ...

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Why There's Antifreeze in Your Toothpaste: The Chemistry of Household Ingredients
2007, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781556526978

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