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Characterization and Isolation of Caffeine: Lab Analysis

Written by Jennifer Purpose The experiment was carried out to extract caffeine from tea leaves (Isolation of Caffeine). The experimental procedure was carried out in four weeks. In the first week, two tea bags were used together with anhydrous sodium carbonate to make a solution with water. The tea solution was allowed to cool. In the second week, dichloromethane was added to the solution in three portions in a separatory funnel which formed two layers and the aqueous caffeine layer […]