Guideline Index

Appendix C – Chemical Symbols

Al symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] aluminium
As symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] arsenic
B symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] boron
C symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] carbon
Ca symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] calcium
Ca(H2PO4)2 primary phosphate, or [no explanation]superphosphate[/no explanation], consisting of about 31% phosphates, 50% [no explanation]gypsum[/no explanation] and 19% impurities of various kinds.
CaCl2 [no explanation]calcium chloride[/no explanation]
CaCO3 [no explanation]calcium carbonate[/no explanation] or the mineral calcite.
CAN calcium ammonium nitrate, a [no explanation]fertiliser[/no explanation]
Cd symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] cadmium
Co symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] cobalt
Cu symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] copper.
DAP di-ammonium phosphate, a [no explanation]fertiliser[/no explanation]
Fe symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] iron
Hg symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] mercury
K symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] Potassium
N symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] nitrogen
NaCl sodium chloride
Ni symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] nickel
O symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] oxygen
OC Symbol for [no explanation]Organic[/no explanation] [no explanation]Carbon[/no explanation]
P symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] phosphorus
Pb symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] lead
S symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] sulphur
Se symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] selenium
Zn symbol for the [no explanation]element[/no explanation] zinc