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Intended Use:

Benedict’s reagent is used to test for the presence of reducing sugars.


The copper sulphate in Benedict’s solution reacts with reducing sugars and the cupric ions to cuprous ions. these are precipitated as red copper oxide, which is insoluble in water. Alkaline medium is provided to the reaction by sodium carbonate present in the reagent. The original colour of Benedict’s reagent is blue. It changes to green, yellow, orange or red, according to the concentration of glucose present in urine.

Benedict's reagent

Pack Sizes 1 x 100ml
1 x 500 ml
Kit components Reagent bottles
Kit insert.
Physical Appearance: Clear blue liquid without any particles.
Kit dimensions 1 X100ml – 48x120x48mm
1 x 500ml – 100x200X 100mm
Approx. weight of kit 1 x 100 ml – 130 gms
1 x 500ml – 620 gms
Storage Temperature Room Temperature
Shelf life 60 months
Production Capacity 600 mn ml per annum