Problems associated with flame tests include, (1) sodium contamination producing an overwhelming yellow flame, (2) the transient nature of the flame and (3) the hazard of concentrated HCl. The following techniques improve flame tests.
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Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 19
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