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Carolina ChemKits®: Soap Synthesis

Item # 841139 Exclusive

One of civilization’s oldest chemical syntheses is re-created in this lab experiment. Students perform the process of saponification and produce a usable soap product. A great biochemistry lab for physical science, chemistry, and other upper-level science classes.

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$52.50

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One of civilization’s oldest chemical syntheses is re-created in this lab experiment. Students perform the process of saponification and produce a usable soap product. This process of making soap uses coconut oil, a triglyceride, which is hydrolyzed by sodium hydroxide and heat. A great biochemistry lab for physical science, chemistry, and other upper-level science classes. Requires 1 class period to complete. Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in pairs. DOT Class: Corrosive.

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  • Limited Qty: Corrosive - This product is/contains a limited quantity of a DOT regulated hazardous material. This item will not incur a hazmat fee when shipped by ground. Orders shipping to HI and AK are subject to review and may incur additional shipping charges.
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Components Qty Included?
Coconut Oil, 200 mL 1 Included
Peppermint Oil, 7 mL 1 Included
3 M Sodium Hydroxide Solution, 500 mL 1 Included
Sodium Chloride, 500 g 1 Included
Plastic Medicine Cups, 1 oz 15 Included
Cheesecloth, 20" 1 Included
pH Paper Dispenser, pH 1-14 1 Included
Filter Paper Disks 30 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Stirring Rods 15 Needed, Not Included
Flasks, 150 mL 15 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 250 mL 30 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinders, 25 mL 30 Needed, Not Included
Digital Scale (accurate to 0.1 g) Needed, Not Included
Weigh Boats Needed, Not Included
Lab Spoons Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water Needed, Not Included
Beaker Tongs Needed, Not Included
Hot Plates or Bunsen Burners (with stands, rings, flask clamps, and wire gauze) Needed, Not Included

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