Detection of Halogens in an Organic Compound – MeitY OLabs

Detection of Halogens in an Organic Compound There are many organic compounds containing halogens such as: fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine. They are called organohalogen compounds. Some commonly known examples are carbon tetrachloride, chlorofluoro carbons, DDT, iodomethane and bromobenzene. Upon fusion with sodium metal, the halogens in the organic compound are converted to ionic sodium […]

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Detection of Elements: Lassaigne’s Test – MeitY OLabs

Detection of Elements: Lassaigne’s Test Preparation of Lassaigne’s Extract We require china dish, organic compound, funnel, tripod stand, wire gauze, distilled water, Bunsen burner, fusion tubes, test tube, sodium metal, small spatula, forceps etc. Take a small piece of sodium metal using the forceps. Place the sodium metal piece on a filter paper and dry […]

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