How to Use Citric Acid as a Preservative? Uses and Side Effects

What is Citric Acid? Citric acid is an organic acid that has the chemical formula C6H8O7.It can be found abundantly in fruits (especially in citrus fruits) like oranges, lemons, limes, and pineapples. Citric acid was first isolated from a lemon using Aspergillus niger by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1784. Since then, it has been considered […]

10 Clear Examples of Acids and Bases in Everyday Life

In our everyday life, we will often find or use chemical compounds. Chemical compounds can be divided into 2 based on its pH level. One of them is acids and the other one is bases. Acids characteristics: It can conduct electrical current It has an acidic taste It has a pH level of less than […]

All About The Differences Between Acid and Base with Example

Have you ever tried lemon? How does it taste? Sour right? Yep, it’s because lemon contains citric acid. Lemon itself, is an example from various fruits that has a sour taste. How about the base taste? Have you ever accidentally swallowed soap bubbles and tasted it? If you ever experienced that, it tastes bitter isn’t […]