Competitive Exams: Common and Chemical Names

Common and Chemical Names of Some Compounds

Common names, chemical names and formula of compounds
Common names, chemical names and formula for most imortant compounds

Common name

Chemical name

Chemical formula

Dry Ice

Solid Carbon dioxide

CO2

Slaked Lime

Calcium Hydroxide

Ca(OH)2

Bleaching Powder

Calcium Oxychloride

CaOCI2

Nausadar

Ammonium Chloride

NH4CI

Caustic Soda

Sodium Hydroxide

NaOH

Rock Salt

Sodium Chloride

NaCI

Caustic Potash

Potassium Hydroxide

KOH

Potash Alum

Potassium Aluminium Sulphate

K2SO4.AI2(SO4) 3.24H2O

Epsom

Magnesium Sulphate

MgSO4 .7H2O

Quick Lime

Calcium Oxide

CaO

Plaster of Paris

Calcium Sulphate

CaSO4.1/2 H2O

Gypsum

Calcium Sulphate

CaSO4.2H2O

Green Vitriol

Ferrous Sulphate

FeSO4.7H2O

Mohr's Salt

Ammonium Ferrous Sulphate

FeSO4(NH4)2 SO4.6H2O

Blue Vitriol

Copper Sulphate

CuSO4.5H2O

White Vitriol

Zinc Sulphate

ZnSO4.7H2O

Marsh Gas

Methane

CH4

Vinegar

Acetic Acid

CH3COOH

Potash Ash

Potassium Carbonate

K2CO3

Hypo

Sodium Thiosulphate

Na2S2O2

Baking Soda

Sodium Bicarbonate

NaHCO3

Washing Soda

Sodium Carbonate

Na2CO3. 10H2O

Magnesia

Magnesium Oxide

MgO

Chalk (Marble)

Calcium Carbonate

CaCO3

Lunar Caustic

Silver Nitrate

AgNO3

Laughing Gas

Nitrous Oxide

N2O

Chloroform

Tricholoro Methane

CHCI3

Vermelium

Mercuric Sulphide

HgS

Borax

Borax

Na2B407.10h2o

Alcohol

Ethyl Alcohol

c2h5oh

Sugar

Sucrose

C12H22O11

Heavy Water

Duterium Oxide

D2O

Globar's Salt

Sodium Sulphate

Na2SO2.10H2O

T.N.T.

Tri Nitro-toluene

C6H3CH3 (NO2)3

Calomel

Mercurous Chloride

HgCI

Sand

Silicon Oxide

SiO2