SOP: Demonstrating the flame test using a PET bottle
This downloadable ASSIST Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is for the setting up and demonstration of the flame test using a PET bottle as a demonstration rig.
This is a safe, simple and effective method to demonstrate the specific emission spectrum of a variety of cations.
The external link for this resource is to a video demonstrating the proper procedure for the activity.
The accompanying example risk assessment should be used as a guide only, and users should consider risks and safety measures in their local environment before proceeding.