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The Molisch test is used to detect carbohydrates.The test can also be used to identify compounds that can be dehydrated to furfural in the presence of sulfuric acid. More »

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A positive Molisch's test indicates the presence of a carbohydrate or any compound that dehydrates to furfural or hydroxymethylfurfural in the presence of H2SO4. A purple- or red-colored ring forming at the interface of ... More »

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A positive Molisch's test indicates the presence of a carbohydrate or any compound that dehydrates to furfural or hydroxymethylfurfural in the presence of H2SO4. A purple- or red-colored ring forming at the interface of ... More »

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A confirmatory test is a controlled chemical reaction used to determine the presence of a specific ion or compound in a solution or substance. Confirmatory tests are commonly used after an experiment in a laboratory sett... More »

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The picric acid test for reducing sugar is a method for detecting the presence of certain kinds of sugar in a solution. Picric acid is added to potash in one-to-one proportions to produce picrate of potassium, which chan... More »

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The burning splint test is used to check for the presence of a combustible gas, most commonly hydrogen. To carry out the test, you will first need to collect the gas in a test tube and light a wooden splint. If you hear ... More »

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Some lethal poisons that can be found in a typical household include formaldehyde, ammonia, bleach, ethylene glycol, sodium hydroxide, sulfuric acid, p-dichlorobenzene and naphthalene. Products that contain these chemica... More »

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