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Fehling Solution A

Also known as Fehling's reagent (A), Copper(II) sulfate

H.S.Code 38059090 CAS No. 7758-98-7
Molecular Formula CuH2O4S Molecular Weight 161.63
Physical State Liquid Refractive index
Odour Odorless Solubility in water 320 g/L
Density 2.284 g/cm³ Flash point
pH value Melting Point 110 °C

About Fehling Solution A

Fehling's A is a deep blue aqueous solution of copper(II) sulfate. Fehling's solution is a chemical reagent used to differentiate between water-soluble carbohydrate and ketone functional groups.

Fehling's solution can be used to distinguish aldehyde vs ketone functional groups. Fehling's test can be used as a generic test for monosaccharides and other reducing sugars. Fehling's Solution A can be used to screen for glucose in urine, thus detecting diabetes.

Fehling Solution A Molecular Image

Fehling Solution A Specifications

Packaging 500 ml
Form Liquid
Colour Blue
Hazard Class
Storage Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place
Shelf Life 24 Months
Fehling Solution A Bottle

500 ml