TLC is a technique of separation chemistry, which provides a simple, rapid method of separating small amounts of compounds. A mixture of three dyes is prepared and then separated on a thin layer of the absorbent silica gel with the appropriate solvent.
Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*
Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS2.B
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; HS-PS1-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns
Engineering Practices: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations; Analyzing and Interpreting Data
250mL Chromatography Solvent (Acetone / Ethyl Alcohol 9:1)
Pkg of 5 Chromatography TLC Sheets (2 1/2″x4″)
1 x 3mL Sudan IV, 0.5% Solution
1 x 3mL Coumarin 314, 0.1% Alcohol Solution
1 x 3mL Methylene Blue Chloride, 1% Solution
UN1993, Flammable liquid, n.o.s., (Acetone, Ethyl alcohol), 3, PG II, Ltd Qty
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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methanol/Methyl isobutyl ketone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information go to http://www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.