Ammonia in liquorice

Article no. P7188200 | Type: Experiments

10 Minutes
20 Minutes
grades 7-10 , grades 10-13

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Student set Food chemistry, TESS advanced Chemistry

Article no. 25306-88 | Type: Set

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Liquorice has a sharp taste, because it contains ammonium chloride. Ammonia can be detected with sodium hydroxide solution, chloride with silver nitrate. It can be shown by the example ammonia and ammonium salts, that substances can be used for very different purposes, according to their concentration.


Learning objectives

  • Verification procedures for ammonia in foods 



  • Easy teaching and efficient learning by using interactive experimentation PHYWE-Software
  • Experiment is part of a complete solution set with experiments for the topic Food Chemistry matched with international curriculum: all topics are covered


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