Top Ten Weirdest Names of Chemical Compounds


The Top Ten

1 SEX (Sodium Ethyl Xanthate)

What does SEX stand for? Sodium Ethyl Xanthate? - DynastiSugarPop

Can it grow my penis in anyway? Or help me get better in bed?

You dip your penis in this, buddy, and you'll feel it there for the rest of your life. - PositronWildhawk

I knew this back in 8th grade!

Well that´┐Ż's just bad luck - Martinglez

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2 Moronic Acid
3 Crapinon

More like "crappy opinions" lol

4 Fukalite

T'was mined in Fuka, hence its name. - PositronWildhawk

5 Fornicite

Named after the compound's discoverer, Lucien Lewis Forneau. - PositronWildhawk

6 Butanal

I did in fact make a joke about this in front of my high school chemistry class. - PositronWildhawk

7 F***

It's an important catalyst in biochemical breakdowns of deoxysugars. - PositronWildhawk

Does admin censor it anyway? - Martinglez

8 Arsole

"Shut up arsoles! " - Me when pissed.

9 Erotic Acid
10 Sonic Hedgehog

Yes, a protein was named after the classic video game character. - PositronWildhawk

The Contenders

11 Fucitol

This is why I made a joke in Chemistry class, when I always said "I liked that chemical that's named f### it all" and then talk about the compound as an excuse to curse back in 9th grade.

12 Alcohol
13 Hydrogen Sulphide
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