Naphthalene



 

The smell of Naphthalene repels insects and pests, therefore it is sometimes used to keep stored clothes free of insects. It is also used in the garden soil to keep it free of pests. Naphthalene is a white solid with a smell of mothballs.

Most Naphthalene is used to make dyes and it is an important ingredient when making plastics. It is obtained from coal, tar and petroleum. If you like crossword puzzles try this one >>>>>>>> HERE

 

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