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Innovating Science™ Thin Layer Chromatography Kit

See that commercial food colors contain more than meet the eye.

Supplier:  Innovating Science™ IS2504

Catalog No. S96897

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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methanol/Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Includes: Materials for 15 groups: Food coloring set with 0.5mL each of yellow, red, blue and green; 30mL Chromatography Solvent #1, water (5); 30mL Chromatography Solvent #2, 50% Ethanol UN1170 (5); 30mL Chromatography Solvent #3, 95% Ethanol UN1170 (5); thin-layer chromatography plates (15); and capillary pipets (4)

Requires : Plastic wrap, paraffin or tinfoil and beakers/containers large enough to hold the TLC plates



  • Perform a highly effective separation procedure on four food colors
  • Determine if there is more in each color than visual appearance would suggest



Thin Layer Chromatography Kit
7 to 14
Perform a Highly Effective Separation Procedure on Four Food Colors
13 to 20
Food coloring sample set containing 1 x 0.5 mL yellow, 1 x 0.5 mL red, 1 x 0.5 mL blue, 1 x 0.5 mL green, 5 x 30 mL chromatography solvent, 5 x 30 mL chromatography solvent, 5 x 30 mL chromatography solvent, 15 tlc sheets, 4 capillary pipettes
9.75 x 6.25 x 4 in.




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