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    Food Dyes Research Paper

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    How Food Dyes Can Affect Your Health Have you ever wondered how the ingredients like artificial color and dyes in your food could affect your health? There are thing in our diet that can cause us health problems. Food dyes are linked to health problems in many people. You may be asking yourself what are food dyes. Food dyes are a mix of chemicals to add color to food. Food dyes are linked to ADHD. For more than thirty years scientists have studied how food dyes is linked to ADHD (“Food Dye”). Many tests have been done with how food dyes can affect health. For example, the article “Food Dye” explains that the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency did a test on food dyes and the study showed that dyes could increase the chance of hyperactive…

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    Food Dye Lab Report

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    Determining Food Dye Content Lab was to identify the food dye coloring in green apple Gatorade, and determine the dye’s concentration to ultimately recreate a solution containing the same concentration of dyes as the original. To determine the concentration of the dyes present in the green apple Gatorade, a spectrometer was used to measure the wavelengths and absorbance values for the given dyes. A sample of the green apple Gatorade was tested in the spectrometer to measure its absorption and…

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    Blue Dyes Lab Report

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    concentration of Blue Dye 1 in Cool Blue Gatorade. In today's society most people are health conscious and food coloring and dyes have been a controversial topic. Blue Dye 1 is one of the most popular FDA-approved dyes used in food such as fruits, sauces, and baking mixes. Such dyes are not limited to foods but also used in shampoos, detergents, and vitamins just to name a few (Hennessey). There have been many studies pointing to the fact that dyes are toxic, carcinogens and contributors to…

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    Azo Dye Lab Report

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    INTRODUCTION Dyes exist in natural and synthetic forms in the world; they are used for the purpose of changing colors of different materials. William Perkins first discovered the azo dye on accident after adding alcohol to a product in the lab. They have the ability to do this due to the molecules of the dyes possessing conjugation. Conjugation is defined as p-orbitals overlapping which causes the electrons within to be delocalized; it is also seen in molecules and compounds that contain…

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    Tartrazine Tartrazine is a chemical that contains numerous positive and negative effects. It is a lemon yellow azo dye mainly used as a food coloring. It has no taste, but s commonly used in foods we eat. Tartrazine’s chemical symbol is C16H9N4Na3a2. The molar mass of Tartrazine is 534.3g/mol. Also, Tartrazine’s melting point is 300 c. It is often used in bakeries on frosting and other pastries to add a splash of color into it. It is extensively used for a variety of different products. But, if…

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    Candle Lab

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    the time period given. Aim My aim for this project is to find out if dye in candles can affect the speed rate they burn in. I will test one white candle with a high dye pigmentation candle such as blue or purple against white. Then I will measure…

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    Safe Hair Research Paper

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    formaldehyde. There are many questions about hair dye causing cancer. Concern about cancer risk is largely limited to the semi-permanent and permanent dyes. Because darker dyes have more of some chemicals that may cause cancer, these products are of greatest potential concern. There are three main types of cancer that can be caused when using these products. Bladder cancer, most studies of people exposed to hair dyes at work, such as hairdressers and barbers, have found a small but fairly…

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    Hair Dyes Essay

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    pigments that many cultures continue to use today. In Western culture, hair dye usage has increased steadily from the 1960s, and is now widely popular, as well as socially accepted. Despite the significant percentage of the human population that uses hair dyes on a regular basis very little research has been done on the effects of the dye on human health (Nohynek 2010). What studies have been conducted indicate that significant correlation exists between hair dye chemicals, specifically…

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    Essay On Hair Dye

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    of all is, “Can you dye wet hair?” If you’ve been researching on the internet for hair dyeing tips, you’d have noticed the varying advice beauty gurus tell you. Some beauty tutorials claim that dyeing your hair when damp can help absorb hair color more effectively. But wait a minute, didn’t the instructions say to blow dry your hair first? When dealing with something as sensitive as your hair and scalp, it’s best to ask professionals for beauty advice instead. Surprisingly, you’ll also find…

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    Food Dye With Bleach

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    The Reaction of a food dye with bleach Introduction The overall purpose of the experiment was to determine the order in respect to the blue dye and the rate constant (K). With these found however, the overall rate law in the reaction between blue food coloring and the bleaching agent within commercial Clorox can be found. The orders in a rate law equation represent the relationship between the concentration of a given element or molecule and the overall rate, for example, when a reaction in…

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