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Acree's colour test

Alternative eponyms

  • Acree's reaction

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Highly sensitive colour test for demonstrating preserving agents in milk.

Description

Highly sensitive colour test for demonstrating preserving agents in milk. It is a test for formaldehyde, making it possible to demonstrate this substance even in very small traces.

Bibliography

  • J. F. Acree:
    On the detection of formaldehyd in milk. Prelminary contribution.
    Journal of Biochemistry, Tokyo, 1906, 2: 1445-148.

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