What Is Litmus Paper?


Litmus paper is a type of paper that turns colors depending on what kind of acids or bases the paper is exposed to. Bases turn the paper blue.
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Litmus paper is primarily made out of paper. The paper is mostly made up of wood cellulose, which is treated with solvents beforehand to make sure there are no contaminants. Litmus
Cobalt Chloride and paper.
n. An unsized white paper impregnated with litmus and used as a pH or acid-base indicator.
You can make paper test strips to determine the pH of an aqueous solution by treating filter paper with any of the common pH indicators . One of the first indicators used for this
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litmus paper
a strip of paper impregnated with litmus, used as a chemical indicator.
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Litmus paper is a piece of filter paper treated with dyes from lichens. The paper can then be used to test for pH. The substance is acidic when the paper turns red and basic when it turns blue. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litmus_paper
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You can purchase litmus paper online from Amazon.com or from ...
Industrially made litmus paper is made by infusing paper with lichens (algae). These lichen naturally react to acids and alkali. You can make your own litmus ...
Blue litmus paper stays blue in a neutral solution. A neutral solution is one that is neither acidic or alkaline. An example of a neutral solution is pure water, ...
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