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Views Read Edit View history. Using chemical nomenclaturevarious names for water are in common use within the scientific community. What are some of the dangers associated with DHMO?

Yes, you should be concerned about DHMO! How can I find out more about Dihydrogen Monoxide? Meanwhile, apparently no efforts have been made to limit the availability of this potentially dangerous chemical compound.

The dihydrogen monoxide parody involves calling water by the unfamiliar chemical name ” dihydrogen monoxide ” DHMOor ” hydroxylic acid ” in some cases, and listing some of water’s well-known effects in a particularly alarming manner, such as accelerating corrosion and causing suffocation.

The incidence of gun violence seems to be rising at an alarming rate. Retrieved from ” https: Some of the known perils of Dihydrogen Monoxide are: Unfortunately, the dangers of DHMO have increased as world population has increased, a fact that the raw numbers and careful research both bear out.

It is considered less important to ensure that each substance should have a single unambiguous name, although the number of acceptable names is limited. The water molecule has the chemical formula H 2 O, meaning each molecule of water is composed of two diuydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.

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Despite the danger, dihydrogen monoxide is often used: Unfortunately, DHMO overdose is not unheard of in patients undergoing dialysis treatments for kidney failure. Archived from the original on April 18, What you may find surprising are some of the products and places where DHMO is used, but which for one reason or another, are not normally made part of public presentations on the dangers to the lives of our family members and friends. Handbook dihydrpgen College Science Teaching. The parody gained renewed popularity in the late s when a year-old student, Nathan Zohner, [1] collected anti-DHMO petitions for a science project about gullibility.

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Many do not take the time to understand Dihydrogen Monoxide, and what it means to their lives and the lives of their families.

This is a popular myth, but one which is also actually supported by a number of scientific facts. Midwest and elsewhere, and in hurricanes including deadly storms in Florida, New Orleans and other areas of the southeastern U. Tom Way, was called a “prankster. Its basis is the highly reactive hydroxyl radical, a species shown to mutate DNA, denature proteins, disrupt cell membranes, and chemically alter critical neurotransmitters.

Humorous hoaxes in science Internet hoaxes Water and society 20th-century hoaxes Connotation. Recently, German analytical chemist Christoph von Bueltzingsloewen at the Universitaet Regensburg identified what may be key reasons why the dangers of DHMO are ever present. Leads to corrosion and oxidation of many metals. A April Fools’ Day edition of the Durand Expressa weekly newspaper in Durand, Michiganreported that “dihydrogen oxide” had been found in the city’s water pipes, and warned that it was fatal if inhaled, and could produce blistering vapors.

Death due to accidental inhalation of DHMO, even in small quantities. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Archived from the original on March 3, Often associated with killer cyclones in the U. In spite of overwhelming evidence, there is one group in California that opposes a ban on Dihydrogen Monoxide. Married couples have found that regular ingestion of DHMO can improve their marriage-related activities, while couples that never ingest DHMO often find that their marriage suffers as well.

Principles of Chemical Nomenclature: In spite of the danger of accidental overdose and the inherent toxicity of DHMO in large quantities for this group, there is a portion of the dialysis treated population that continues to use DHMO on a regular basis.

What are some uses of Dihydrogen Monoxide? DHMO is a major component of acid rain. Government and the Centers for Disease Control CDC do not classify Dihydrogen Monoxide as a toxic or carcinogenic substance as it does with better known chemicals such as hydrochloric acid and benzeneDHMO is a constituent of many known toxic substances, diseases and disease-causing monoxxide, environmental hazards and can even be lethal to humans in quantities as small as a dihydrogsn.

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Watch for these symptoms: The term “hydroxyl acid” used in the original text is a non- standard name.

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Each year, Dihydrogen Monoxide is a known causative component in many thousands of deaths and is a major contributor to millions upon millions of dollars in damage to property dihydroben the environment.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The other IUPAC recommendation is oxidane, [15] which is used by hoax industry groups promoting DHMO as a safe industrial chemical while hinting at dangers and government conspiracies. Literally, the term “dihydrogen monoxide” means “two hydrogen, one oxygen”, consistent with its molecular formula: Exposure decreases effectiveness of automobile brakes.

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Contamination of electrical systems often causes short-circuits. Even after washing, produce remains contaminated by this chemical. For the most part, the press has not monnoxide on the dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide as much as some would like. Historically, the dangers of DHMO, for the most part, have been considered minor and manageable.

Pages with login required references or sources CS1 Finnish-language sources fi Use mdy dates from August All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from June All articles with failed verification Articles with failed verification from June See the main page dihydroyen access information. Archived from the original on May 11, He adds that if more people knew the truth about DHMO then studies like the one he conducted would not be necessary.

Under the revisions of IUPAC nomenclature of inorganic chemistrythere is no single correct name for every compound.