Phosphoric Acid

Business / Machine Shop / Phosphoric Acid: The acid, H3PO4, widely used in industrial metal cleaning.

Acidulant

Science / Chemistry / Acidulant: A substance added to food or beverages to lower pH and to impart a tart, acid taste. Phosphoric acid is an acidulant added to cola drinks. MORE

Hydroxy Acids

Health / Vitamins / Hydroxy Acids: Substances penetrating the epidermis and upper dermis aiming to slough dead skin cells, used as anti-aging and anti-wrinkle ingredient in skin care products, the large cosmetic market based on hydroxy MORE

Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid: Substance deeply absorbed into skin cells stimulating collagen synthesis, it works as a powerful antioxidant, used in revitalizing skin care products. MORE

Lactic Acid

Health / Fitness / Lactic Acid: A substance caused by anaerobic training of the muscles, a build up prevents continuation of exercise, and a good example is 400 metre runners. Watch how they slow down during the last 100 metres of t MORE

Malic Acid

Life Style / Wine / Malic Acid: One of the main contributors to the acidity of a wine. Malic acid has a sharp, green taste - rather like the tangy freshness of a green apple. Whereas this may be desirable in some white wines, in oth MORE

Methylmalonic Acidemia

Science / Genetics / Methylmalonic Acidemia: A group of conditions characterized by the inability to metabolize methylmalonic acid or by a defect in the metabolism of vitamin b12. MORE

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