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The Preservatives in Food Regulations 1989

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4.  The following apparatus shall be used–

(a)a mixer;

(b)a 250 ml. flask with ground glass joint and with a reflux condenser;

(c)a reduced pressure evaporator;


(e)a thin layer chromatographic apparatus with plates measuring 20×20 cm.;

(f)an ultra-violet lamp (254 nm.), the intensity of which should be such that a spot of 5 μg. of biphenyl is visible;

(g)equipment for pulversing reagents;

(h)an oven.

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