Benedict’s Solution, 125mL (4 oz.) For Sale
Benedict’s solution (Fehling’s solution) is utilized to detect simple carbohydrates including glucose. It is a solution composed of copper sulphate, sodium citrate, and sodium carbonate that is clear and blue. Depending on the quantity of simple sugars present, the blue solution changes colour to green, yellow, and brick red.
Comes packaged in an HDPE squeeze container with a PP flip-top cap for drop-by-drop dispensing.
The Sugar Test – Benedict’s answer
Create a test liquid by combining a small portion of each food sample with distilled water.
Add 40 droplets of the test liquid to a test tube.
If conducting multiple liquid tests, designate each test tube with a marker.
Each test tube should have 10 droplets of Benedict’s solution added. Suspend the test containers in a hot water bath at approximately 40-50 degrees Celsius for five minutes.
Note any colour alterations. Depending on the sugar concentration, the solution will colour green, yellow, or brick red if sugar is present.