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A paper-based colorimetric spot test for the identification of adulterated whiskeys

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Abstract

A colorimetric point-of-care paper-based analytical device (PAD) is developed for detecting adulterated beverages using whiskey falsified with caramel color as a model. Combining principal component analysis and calibration curves facilitated identification of adulteration in samples seized by the Brazilian Federal Police, at only ∼$0.02 per sample.

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Submitted
25 Mar 2017
Accepted
20 Jun 2017
First published
29 Jun 2017

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 7957-7960
Article type
Communication

A paper-based colorimetric spot test for the identification of adulterated whiskeys

T. M. G. Cardoso, R. B. Channon, J. A. Adkins, M. Talhavini, W. K. T. Coltro and C. S. Henry, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 7957
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02271A

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