Chemistry jobs – 6 May 2014

Sourcing Manager – Fine Chemicals (m/f)
Merck KGaA- Meyzieu,Lyon, FRANCE



Gas & Chemical Technician
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc(Texas)- Texas,Austin, US


Chemical Lab Technician – Specialty Coatings Lab
Quaker Chemical Corp.- Santa Fe Springs, UNITED STATES


Sr Research Chemist – Surface Science
Stepan Company- Northfield, IL, UNITED STATES


Process Chemical Engineer – Packaging
Jost Chemical Co- Saint Louis, UNITED STATES


PhD Polymer Research Chemist
Eastman Chemical Company- Kingsport, UNITED STATES


Surface Scientist – Organic composites
Eastman Chemical Company- Kingsport, UNITED STATES


Polymer Sales Executive – Fluorochemicals
E.I.DuPont India Private Limited- Mumbai,Maharashtra, INDIA


Senior Engineer – Manufacturing
LORD Corporation- Erie, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES


Principal Catalyst Research Chemist
Westlake Chemical Corporation- Longview, Texas, UNITED STATES

Chemical properties – Oxygen symbol, electronic configuration, density



Oxygen is a member of the chalcogen group on the periodic table, and is a highly reactive nonmetallic period 2 element that readily forms compounds with almost all other elements. It was independently discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele, in Uppsala, in 1773 or earlier, and Joseph Priestley in Wiltshire, in 1774, but Priestley is often given priority because his work was published first. The name oxygen was coined in 1777 by Antoine Lavoisier, whose experiments with oxygen helped to discredit the popular phlogiston theory of combustion and corrosion. Uptake of oxygen from the air is the essential purpose of respiration, so oxygen supplementation is used in medicine. Treatment not only increases oxygen levels in the patient’s blood, but has the secondary effect of decreasing resistance to blood flow in many types of diseased lungs, easing work load on the heart. Oxygen therapy is used to treat emphysema, pneumonia, some heart disorders, some disorders that cause increased pulmonary artery pressure, and any disease that impairs the body’s ability to take up and use gaseous oxygen. Other uses of oxygen include the production of steel, plastics and textiles, rocket propellant, and life support in aircraft, submarines, spaceflight and diving.

Chemical Properties.

Appearance Colourless Gas
Atomic Number 8
Atomic Weight 15.9994 g/mol
Block p
Boiling Point -182.95 °C
CAS Number 7782-44-7
Class 2.2
Crystal Structure Cubic
Density 1.429 g/l
EINECS Number 231-956-9
Electron Configuration 1s2 2s2p4
Group 16
Ionization Energy 1313.9 kJ/mol
Melting Point -218.79 °C
Oxidation State 2,1,−1,−2
Period 2
RTECS Number RS2060000
Symbol O

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