One of the best known synthetic polymers.
One of the products of the oxidation of ethanol.
Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.
A polymorphic compound, mostly found in the form of quartz.
The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
A non-polar amino acid. L and D molecules are mirror images of each other.
Atoms within hydrogen halides are bound by covalent bonds, forming polar molecules.
One of the allotropes of phosphorus.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.
A white, crystalline compound that breaks down when affected by light.
Bin lorries play an important role in the life of towns and cities.
Benzene is the simplest aromatic hydrocarbon.
One of the isomers of pentenes.
Colourless, odourless gas used as a standard in NMR spectroscopy.
A liquid with a characteristic unpleasant odour and a low boiling point.
A colourless, heavier-than-air gas. Its geometric isomer is trans-2-butene.
The first member of the homologous series of alkyne hydrocarbons.
A reddish-brown toxic gas, very reactive due to its unpaired electron.
Colourless, odourless, lighter-than-air gas. The most common chemical element in the universe.
A colourless, toxic gas with the characteristic odour of rotten eggs. It occurs in certain mineral waters and spring waters.