What is the purpose of the vegetable carbon used in the Diacetyl VDK method 2023 for brewery analysis?

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Published Date 04/10/2018
Question
What is the purpose of the vegetable carbon used in the Diacetyl VDK method 2023 for brewery analysis?
Summary
Vegetable carbon in Diacetyl VDK method 2023
Answer
The purpose of the vegetable carbon is to decolorize the pink hue imbued by the α-Naphthol Solution so that it does not interfere with the absorption measurement. Activated carbon can be used instead of vegetable carbon.
 

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