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Watch Our New Chemical Bottling Video

Lucy Bell-Young

26th March 2021

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Blue plastic jerricans

Whether you need single-use 5ml plastic droppers or 1L HDPE glass bottles for hazardous chemicals, our chemical bottling service can accommodate a huge range of substances and packaging materials. We show you all the ins and outs of it in our latest video on chemical bottling, where you’ll get to see how we… Continue reading »

What Chemicals Are In Heroin?

Lucy Bell-Young

24th March 2021

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Heroin is one of the most addictive drugs in the world because of the euphoric effects it has. These are facilitated by the concoction of chemicals in heroin, including opium alkaloids like codeine, thebaine, and noscapine. Chemically, this drug is otherwise known as diacetylmorphine or diamorphine, the latter referring to medical grade heroin. … Continue reading »

What Chemicals Are In Drugs?

Lucy Bell-Young

17th March 2021

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Tablets and pills on the table

Chemicals in drugs are everywhere. From medicines and vitamins to alcohol and coffee, drugs come in a lot of different disguises. Their uses range from medical treatments to recreational activities, but whatever they’re used for, their definition stays the same: drugs are substances that, when ingested or administered, have physiological effects on the… Continue reading »

What Is A Hazardous Substance?

Lucy Bell-Young

10th March 2021

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Erlenmeyer flasks with colorful solution and variety of chemical hazard warning labels

A hazardous substance is a chemical element, compound or mixture that has the potential to cause harm. Both inorganic or organic substances can be harmful. A substance is considered hazardous if it’s poisonous, noxious, toxic, corrosive, flammable, explosive or radioactive. These substances have the potential to not only harm humans and other organisms,… Continue reading »

When And Why Can Chemicals Be Harmful?

Lucy Bell-Young

3rd March 2021

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Concept of dangerous, harmful or toxic chemical substance

Many everyday products that we use are in fact chemicals, from the baking soda in our kitchen cabinets and the detergents under our sinks, to drain cleaners, air fresheners and yes, your food additives as well. This can cause alarm for many people because the word ‘chemical’ has come to sound dangerous and… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Cleaning Chemical Manufacturing Video

Lucy Bell-Young

5th February 2021

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If you need a bespoke cleaning chemical formulation or have a pre-existing formula you need to have made, our latest video on cleaning chemical manufacturing will show you exactly what our services include. From technical advice and a range of packaging options to custom label design and alternative raw materials, our new video… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.