Why Calcium Oxide is known as a versatile chemical?

Why Calcium Oxide is known as a versatile chemical?

Calcium oxide (CaO) known as a versatile chemical is a frequently used industrial compound. It’s a major and essential commodity chemical in industries like steelmaking and aerated concrete production since it is very cost-effective. However, Calcium oxide’s versatility has made it most demanded industrial compound, and is as well responsible for making it one of the most versatile chemicals in history. Generally calcium oxide is referred to as quicklime or burnt lime. It possesses a property of white crystalline solid at room temperature, and it is also highly caustic. Read More


Automotive appearance chemicals are crucial in vehicle maintenance. Automotive appearance chemicals are high-performance chemicals used to improve shine, gloss and durability of vehicles. These chemicals also protect and retain the visual appeal of vehicles. There are different types of automotive appearance chemicals available in the market which includes wheel care, tyre shine, interior-exterior care, glass cleaner, paint cleaning and protection, paint restoration and many more. Car wash soap removes dirt and soot without detaching the vehicle’s wax protection. Read More


In a major milestone for domestic company Biocon Limited, the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved its biosimilar Pegfilgrastim for cancer, co-developed with Mylan NV. Pegfilgrastim (Fulphila) will represent a more affordable treatment for oncology patients, says Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in an interview with TOI. Fulphila, which will have the first-mover advantage in the US, is expected to contribute to Biocon’s revenue in FY19, as well as to its profits through a profit-share arrangement with Mylan. What is the timeline of launch of Pegfilgrastim in the US and other developed markets? Read More


By Rajesh Aggarwal: It is ironical that when about a third of all cultivators and about 47 percent of agricultural laborers in the country are women, they are not even recognized as farmers, as per data compiled by United Nations Organization. Even the Census conducted by the government excluded them from formal definition of ‘Worker’. It is recognized by almost everyone, not just in India but across the world, that women lead to an increase in the farm output and the yields. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization says that if women farmers have similar access to modern productive resources as their male counterparts, they can have 20-30 percent higher yields from their farms. Read More

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