Indicator paper

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Any type of paper, usually prepared as thin strips, that contains a reagent for the chemical detection of a specific compound.

Examples include:

  • humidity indicator paper
  • pH indicating paper
  • lead acetate strips

Synonyms and Related Terms

humidity indicator paper; pH indicating paper; lead acetate strips

Resources and Citations

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969