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Paper Chromatography Kit

Ages 15+
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Use this paper chromatography kit to perform an exciting experiment. Learn the components of a chromatography system and why different substances separate and move at different rates within the system! Read More

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Chromatography is the oldest documented technique to separate chemical substances. In this activity, students will perform paper chromatography on three individual dyes, along with a mixture of dyes, to determine the composition of the mixture. Students will understand not only the components of a chromatography system, but also why different substances separate and move at different rates within the system. An Instruction Manual and enough materials for 2 groups are included. 




Kit Includes:
  • 0.5mL Crystal Violet
  • 0.5mL Safranin O
  • 0.5mL Toluidine Blue
  • 0.5mL Chromatography Mixture
  • 30mL 50% Ethanol
  • 2 Chromatography Sheets
  • 4 Capillary Tubes
  • 2 Plastic Cups, 10oz


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Warning: HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL - This kit contains hazardous chemicals. Not for children under the age of 15. For use under adult supervision. Read warning labels carefully.
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