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Is your drink “Isotonic”?

The determination of the osmolality of isotonic and non-isotonic beverages using a freezing point osmometer.

Osmolality of Isotonic Drinks

In the last years isotonic beverages have become more and more popular. Almost every drink is available in an isotonic version. But what does isotonic mean and what are its benefits? How can it be checked that beverages are really isotonic? And have you ever heard of osmolality?

These questions are answered in this interesting technical note from Knauer.

CLICK HERE to get a full pdf (160 KB) copy of the note.

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