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 Who created litmus paper?

Answer Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac invented litmus paper in the early 1800s. The term "litmus" comes from Old Norse, meaning "to dye." Litmus paper changes in color when exposed to base or acidic chemicals.So... Read More »
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Can litmus paper go bad?

Litmus paper, like any paper, can degrade over time. Proper storage is needed to retain the chemical sensitivity of the paper. While some toxicity may occur if the paper is allowed to degrade, it i... Read More »
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What is litmus paper?

Litmus paper is used to determine a solution's acidity or alkalinity. Litmus paper comes in blue and red strips. If a blue strip touches an acid, it turns red. If a red strip touches an alkaline so... Read More »
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What is litmus paper for?

Litmus paper is one of the oldest indicators of pH within a given fluid. It was invented for chemists to test the acidity (pH or acid base) of certain materials. The paper will turn red or blue, de... Read More »
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What does litmus paper contain?

Litmus paper, used as a pH indicator, is made of absorbent paper treated with a dye called litmus, according to Paper On Web. Litmus dye, which comes from lichens, turns red when it comes into cont... Read More »
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