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    In determination of food adulteration, some materials (chemicals, etc.) are used as detectors which may be purchased from local market or may be had from the FOOD ADULTERATION KIT (developed by SCIENCE COMMUNICATOR'S FORUM and ACTION RESEARCH INSTITUTE). The detectors as supplied in the KIT include following:

  1. Potassium Permanganate
  2. Muratic Acid
  3. Iodine Solution
  4. Sodium Carbonate Solution
  5. Alcohol
  6. Hydrochloric Acid
  7. Carbon Tetrachloride
  8. Soyabean Powder
  9. Red Litmus Paper
  10. Phenolphthalein Solution
  11. Liquid Paraffin
  12. Nitric Acid
  13. Amyl Alcohol
  14. Carbon Disulphide
  15. Sulphur
  16. Alcoholic Potash
  17. Petroleum Ether
  18. Ferrous Sulphate
  19. Ferric Chloride
  20. Metanil Yellow Paper Strip
  21. Diastix
  22. Yellow Paper Strip
  23. Ammonia Solution
  24. Sugar

In conducting a demonstration on food adulteration detection, some additional materials like test tube, etc. are required, and these do not come under either category of food samples or detectors but facilitate the process of detection as accessories which may be purchased locally or may be had from the kit referred to. The accessories as incorporated in the kit are:

  1. Test Tube
  2. Spirit Lamp
  3. Rectified Spirit
  4. Distilled Water
  5. Blotting Paper
  6. Waste Paper
  7. Cotton
  8. Cork
  9. Plate
  10. Bowl
  11. Spoon
  12. Magnet
  13. Tongs
  14. Filter Paper
  15. Napkin
  16. Test Tube Holder
  17. Dropper
  18. Match Box
  19. Glass Rod

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