Product Notes

Mecke reagent is a mixture of selenous acid and concentrated sulfuric acid.

Mecke reagent is used as a simple spot-test to presumptively identify alkaloids as well as other compounds.

Testing procedure : Simply dripped Mecke Reagent onto the substance being tested, If the Substance contains any nitrogen item ALKALOIDS spot will be develope. 


Mecke reagent can be produce by addition of 100 mL of concentrated (95–98%) sulfuric acid to 1 g of selenious acid.

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