The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 15–16

Tin coating on brass utensils prevents copper contamination

  • B. Bhandari
  • B. Sharda
Original Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF02753433

Cite this article as:
Bhandari, B. & Sharda, B. Indian J Pediatr (1983) 50: 15. doi:10.1007/BF02753433


Cow milk was boiled and stored upto 6h in brass and tin coated brass utensils to see any change in copper content. Milk boiled and stored in brass utensils had increased copper content which was related to duration of storage while tin coating on brass utensils prevented this.

Key words

Copper brass utensils tin coating 

Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Bhandari
    • 1
  • B. Sharda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsR.N.T. Medical CollegeUdaipur

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