Detection of Addition of Canesugar in Milk

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Detection of Addition of Canesugar in Milk


 To detect addition of canesugar milk.

Material required:

i) Milk
ii) Canesugar
iii) Conc. HCL
iv) Resorcinol powder


Water bath


 Resorcinol products red colour solution with sucrose in acidic media.


1. Take 10 ml milk in the test tube.
2. Add 0.1 gm resorcinol powder and mix the content thoroughly.
3. Place the tube in a boiling water bath for 5 min. and observe the colour.
4. Observe if there is any development of red colour.
5. Development of red colour indicates that canesugar is added in milk.

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