Laboratory reagent Octapol® Black
for food products

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Enhanced formula made especially for clarifying darker sugar juice samples. Contains no Lead or any other toxic heavy metals. Contains no toxic chemicals of any kind. Environmentally-friendly. Organics constituents are biodegradable. Effective clarification…suitable for use in the Factory Laboratory. Rapid filtration…suitable for use in the Core Laboratory. No shipping restrictions…. can be shipped worldwide by sea or air. Stable indefinitely in the unactivated state…may be used for 30 days after activation. Laboratory procedures available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. No special equipment or procedures required…procedures same as for historical usage of Lead Subacetate. Cost is reasonable…. varies with type sample, but roughly about $0.10 per sample. Baddley Chemicals, Inc developed a proprietary, lead-free, biodegradable non-toxic product named Octapol® after learning of the serious environmental and health problems related to the use of toxic Lead Subacetate in the Sugar Industry for clarification of sugar-bearing juices. ​Octapol® is based on the proprietary formulation consisting of a mixture of eight chemicals (OCTA-) and also for its use in clarification prior to pol (-POL) measurement of sugar-bearing juices. It was introduced into commerce in 1998. For the past 20 years, Baddley Chemicals Inc. has manufactured and supplied this effective and environmentally-friendly reagent to both Sugarcane and Sugarbeet factories in many countries, spanning six continents. It has proven over these many years to be an excellent substitute for Lead Subacetate, without the dangerous and unacceptable properties of Lead chemicals.



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