Test for organic sulphates in urine:
Test for organic sulphates in urine is a common test used for the detection of sulphates in urine and blood.
- Concentrated HCL
- 10% barium chloride
- Take 3 ml of urine in a test tube.
- Add 1 ml concentrated HCL in it.
- And 1 ml 10% barium chloride.
- Mix thoroughly.
- A white precipitate form.
- Filter it to obtain a clear filtrate.
- Heat the filtrate in a boiling water bath for 3 minutes.
A faint white cloud of barium sulphate is produced, indicating the presence of organic sulphates.
To obtain a better result, follow the below steps.
- Before starting the procedure, wash the apparatus before and after the experiment.
- As usual, carefully handle all the chemicals in the laboratory.
- Avoid urine touching with hands while doing the experiment.
- Use fork for holding test tube.
- The test tube used should be clean neatly and free of any dirt and chemicals because we will not get the proper result then, so try to use a clean and clear test tube for a correct result.