Give a test to distinguish between two types of emulsions.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The following test can distinguish between Oil/Water and Water/Oil
Dye test: On addition oil soluble dye to the colloid, background will be colored in Water/Oil emulsion and droplets will be colored in Oil/Water emulsion.
DilutionTest: Diluted with water, water forms a separate layer in Oil/Water emulsion.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM