VCE Chemistry Unit 4 – HPLC Parabens 12CH02

This program allows students to experience a hands on activity directly related to the Unit 4 Chemistry content.

Year 12 students will be visiting Casey Tech to complete a hands on activity demonstrating some of the content from Unit 4 Chemistry. They will be using High Performance Liquid Chromatography to determine the presence, identity and quantity of parabens (antibacterial agents)present in a variety of commercially available cosmetics.

This activity will enhance the understanding of this aspect of the Unit 4 course.

Dress Code: 

Full School Uniform


Students are to make their own way to Casey Tech. They will meet their teacher outside the Casey Tech building. Students will walk back to school at the conclusion of the session. Students who are running late or are unable to attend should contact Mr Monaco.