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Abstract Volume 23 (2018) pp 96-98

A Colorimetric Approach to Vitamin C Analysis

John C. O’C. Young

Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3C3,
Received February 15, 2018. Accepted April 18, 2018.

Published: 12 May 2018

Abstract. A simple colorimetric alternative to the conventional iodine-thiosulphate-starch titration procedure is described and exemplified in a determination of the ascorbic acid content of a vitamin C tablet.

Key Words: Laboratories and Demonstrations; analytical chemistry

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