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What Are Disinfectants and What Are They Used For?

Jessica Clifton

28th April 2021

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Disinfectants are liquid solutions used to kill or inactivate microorganisms, including viruses, thereby preventing them from infecting humans. Disinfectants are classified into several chemical types and can also be categorised based on their potency or effectiveness. Why Do We Use Disinfectants? To protect patients and hospital workers Technically, disinfectants are considered hazardous substances… Continue reading »

How to Become a Chemist in the UK

Jessica Clifton

21st April 2021

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To become a chemist in the UK, you’ll either need a university degree in chemistry or a related subject, or you’ll need to have undertaken a chemistry apprenticeship program that demonstrates your knowledge and skills. If you’re interested in a career as a chemist, continue reading to find out exactly how to start.… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Chemical Mixing Video

Jessica Clifton

16th April 2021

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At ReAgent, we offer an end-to-end chemical mixing service that has the capacity to handle liquids, powders, creams, and gels. Our latest chemical mixing video gives you a comprehensive look at everything included in this service, from the equipment we use and the viscosities we can blend to the packaging and labelling options… Continue reading »

What is the pH Scale?

Jessica Clifton

14th April 2021

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The pH scale is a precise way of classifying the acidity, basicity or neutrality of a solution. As a logarithmic scale, 1 pH unit is ten times stronger, or ten times weaker, than the one below or above it, depending on its position: a pH of 4 is ten times more acidic than… Continue reading »

How is Titration Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Jessica Clifton

7th April 2021

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Titration is a process commonly used to quantify a substance in a solution. One of the more popular analytical techniques, you may remember performing titration experiments at school. But this simple process is precise enough to be used in a wide range of industrial applications. Most notably, titration is used in the pharmaceutical industry… Continue reading »

What Is Hallucination?

Jessica Clifton

31st March 2021

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When talking about hallucination, we usually think of it as a visual experience as they involve seeing something that isn’t there. But a hallucination can actually involve any number of your five senses: it can be tactile, olfactory, gustatory, somatic, or a combination of these.  While hallucinations are known to be triggered by… Continue reading »

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