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Parabens in common household products

Description

This is a laboratory-based investigation (either using GC or HPLC) of preservative chemicals commonly found in household products - parabens.

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Parabens- Resource Introduction

Resource Type: Handout

Duration 2 pages

Parabens with HPLC: Student Background Literature

Resource Type: Experiment

Parabens with HPLC: Student COSSH

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Parabens with HPLC: Student Report Template

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 1 Student Guide

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 1 Student Post-lab

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 2 Student Pre-lab

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 2 Student Document A

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 2 Student Document B

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Parabens with HPLC: Session 2 Student Post-lab

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Parabens with GC: Student Background Literature

Resource Type: Handout

Parabens with GC: Student COSHH Assessment

Resource Type: Experiment

Parabens with GC: Student Report Template

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Parabens with GC: Student Guide Session 1

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Parabens with GC: Session 1 Student Post Lab

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Parabens with GC: Session 2 Student Pre-lab

Resource Type: Experiment

Parabens with GC: Session 2 Student Document A 

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Parabens with GC: Session 2 Student Document B

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Parabens with GC: Session 3 Student Pre-lab

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Parabens with GC: Session 3 Student Handout

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Parabens with GC: Session 3 Student Post-lab

Resource Type: Experiment

Tutor guides and further information

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is a laboratory-based investigation of preservative chemicals commonly found in household products - parabens. Students carry out extractions of parabens from a product of choice and analyse the extracts using either GC or HPLC. Suggested methods are given for each analytical method. Composition data are compared against EU legislation for the use of parabens.