Chemical test

In chemistry, a chemical test is a qualitative or quantitative procedure designed to identify, quantify, or characterise a chemical compound or chemical group.


Chemical testing might have a variety of purposes, such as:

Biochemical testsEdit

Reducing sugarsEdit

Proteins and polypeptidesEdit

Organic testsEdit

Inorganic testsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Niederl, J. B.; Baum, H.; McCoy, J. S.; Kuck, J. A. (1940). "Micro-Carius Halogen and Sulfur Determination". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Analytical Edition. 12 (7): 428–431. doi:10.1021/ac50147a022. ISSN 0096-4484.