What are some common compounds we come across in our daily lives, besides water?
There are more than 1000 compounds we use in our daily lives few are listed below.
Sodium chloride (NaCl) known as table salt used for cooking
Sodium hydrogen carbonate (NaHCO3) known as baking powder used for cooking
Sucrose (C12H22O11) as sugar used in cooking and bakery
Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) bleaching powder used for cleaning
Acetone also known as propan-2-one (CH3COCH3) used as Nail polish remover in cosmetic.
Methane (CH4) also known as Gobar gas also known as bio gas
Citric acid (C6H8O7) found in lemon juice
Vodka ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH) for drink
Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid (C6H8O6) used for vitamin C supplements.
Helium gas used to fill helium balloons
Carbohydrates found in rice, potato etc., used for food
Proteins found in meat used for food
Arsenic for medication
Sodium fluoride found in toothpaste
Vinegar which is acetic acid (CH3COOH) used in food
Ethanol used for drink
Gasoline as fuel.