Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1984, 49, 2342-2348

The aposteriori uncertainty of qualitative and identification analyses

Karel Eckschlagera and Milan Králb

a Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 160 00 Prague 6
b Department of Analytical Chemistry, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, 166 28 Prague 6


It is shown that the uncertainty remaining after a qualitative, identification, chemical or instrumental analysis depends on the structure of the reagent and of the reacting component, on the physico-chemical properties of the arising substance and, in the case of an instrumental proof, also on the properties of the device used.