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 Who invented litmus paper?

Answer A French chemist named J.L. Gay-Lussac is believed to be the inventor of litmus paper. Data points to Gay-Lussac developing it in the early 1800s. He is better known for what he called "The Law of ... 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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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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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&how is it used?

Litmus paper comes in small strips and is laced with dyes that change a certain color when exposed to an acid or a base. Typically, these papers are put in contact with a liquid for a few seconds a... Read More »
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