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Chemical Reagents - Home Made vs. Industrial

Vyacheslav

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Is there a difference and what is it? In a global sense, humanity cannot create matter. We only use what is available. Do industrial chemicals differ from hand-made ones?
 

Vyacheslav

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Greetings, dear colleagues. I do not know in which topic to post this question. Therefore, I created a new one. The question is simple: Is it possible to use industrial chemicals in laboratory practice? I am interested in your opinion. Is there a significant difference between self-made materials and industrial production? This greatly simplifies the work. I'm talking about alcohol, alkalis, acids, etc.
 

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The material-operator relationship must be very strong, so when you make your own alcohol, for example, this relationship will be reinforced, and you never know for sure the origin of the products you buy.
 

ghetto alchemist

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Is it possible to use industrial chemicals in laboratory practice?
Of course you can, why not?
You just can’t ingest the results nor give to other people to ingest is all.
So if your intention is to make a medicine, then industrial chemicals should be used only for proof of concept.
Then once you’ve demonstrated a path works, you’ll have to redo it using food grade, pharmaceutical grade or self made chemicals.
Is there a significant difference between self-made materials and industrial production?
Industrial chemicals routinely contain poisonous impurities.
For example, industrial grade sodium hydroxide contains mercury contaminants from its production.

IMO many alchemists have permanently maimed their bodies or even lost their lives by not adhering to this simple axiom.
There’s an example right HERE on the forum.

Be safe in art.
 
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