Sodium

a) Dissolve 0.1 g of the substance to be examined in 2 ml of water R or use 2 ml of the prescribed solution. Add 2 ml of a 150 g/l solution of potassium carbonate R and heat to boiling. No precipitate is formed. Add 4 ml of potassium pyroantimonate solution R and heat to boiling. Allow to cool in iced water and if necessary rub the inside of the test-tube with a glass rod. A dense white precipitate is formed.

b) Dissolve a quantity of the substance to be examined equivalent to about 2 mg of sodium (Na+) in 0.5 ml of water R or use 0.5 ml of the prescribed solution. Add 1.5 ml of methoxyphenylacetic reagent R and cool in ice-water for 30 min. A voluminous, white, crystalline precipitate is formed. Place in water at 20 °C and stir for 5 min. The precipitate does not disappear. Add 1 ml of dilute ammonia R1. The precipitate dissolves completely. Add 1 ml of ammonium carbonate solution R. No precipitate is formed.

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Supplements For Diabetics

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