Previous results of the comparison of colors given by indicators in alkaline buffers and pure aqueous sodium hydroxide have been repeated and confirmed. The electrometric determinations show that the sodium hydroxide was pure and gave theoretical values for the concentration of hydroxyl ion. The slight but distinct neutralising effect of dilute solutions of alkali has been measured electrometrically and the allowances to be made are recorded graphically. It is found that whereas alizarin yellow G, tropæolin O and thymol violet may be used without appreciable error (in accordance with our previous communication) the grave discrepancies remain for phenolphthalein, o-cresol phthalein and thymol blue and phenol red which must be ascribed to salt error in the alkaline buffer itself.

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