Packaging and storage
Preserve in tight containers.
To 4.5 mL of a saturated solution of salicylaldehyde add 0.5 mL of glacial acetic acid, and mix. Add 4.0 mL of a solution of Tromethamine (1 in 5), and mix: a yellow color is produced.
To 0.5 mL of a 4 in 10 solution of ceric ammonium nitrate in 2 N nitric acid add 3 mL of water and 0.5 mL of a solution of Tromethamine (1 in 5), and mix: the color changes from light yellow to orange.
between 10.0 and 11.5, in a solution (1 in 20).
Heavy metals, Method II 231:
Dissolve about 250 mg of Tromethamine, accurately weighed, in 100 mL of water, add bromocresol purple TS, and titrate with 0.1 N hydrochloric acid VS to a yellow endpoint. Each mL of 0.1 N hydrochloric acid is equivalent to 12.11 mg of C4H11NO3.