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Organic Chemistry

Uses of Organic compounds:


Sr.no

Organic

Uses

1.
2.

compound
Methane
Ethene and Ethyne

Domestic fuel
Artificial repining and preservation of fruits

Methanol
Ethanol
Acetic acid
Formaldehyde

Welding and cutting metals


Anti-freeze
Freezing liquid used in thermometer
Flavoring food, Coagulating rubber
Preservation of biological specimen

3.
4.
5.
6.

Spurious alcohol: Methanol


Denatured alcohol: Alcohol containing pyridine or copper sulphate used for
industrial application

Uses of Ammonia:
Sr.no
1.
2.
3.
4.

Acid/ Base
Boric acid
Oxalic acid
Antacid
Ammonium

Uses
Eye-wash
Ink-stain remover
Magnesium hydroxide
Removing grease stains from clothes

hydroxide

(Dissolves grease or fats)