- No products in the cart.
Aniline chloride test can detect the presence of common sugar in honey. Similarly, Common sugar contains Sucrose (A dia saccharides) whereas honey contains simple sugars (Glucose & fructose).
Likewise, this test can detect the presence of sucrose in honey.
Take a porcelain dish, add 5ml of honey.
Add 3ml of aniline and 7ml of HCl in a test tube. stir it well.
Pour a few drops of aniline chloride solution into the porcelain dish & observe the colour.
Positive: Orange-red colour indicates the presence of sucrose.
Negative: No colour change indicates the absence of sucrose or common sugar.
This test can detect only the presence of common sugar in honey. However, the other newer adulterants need higher tests. You can also check the essential information on how to check the purity of honey before you buy it.