Lesson Code: PPL-1201. This e-Lesson is aimed at laboratory personnel who require an understanding of how to choose the correct glassware for preparing and storing solutions in the laboratory and how to read and use volumetric glassware correctly.

  • Category: Analytical Laboratory - Practices


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Name the types of glassware used in the laboratory and describe the main differences between them
  • Explain the importance of choosing the correct glassware
  • Explain the importance of using clean glassware
  • Explain the correct way to read volumetric glassware
  • Describe the correct procedure for using a pipette
  • List common pipetting mistakes

KEYWORDS: Accuracy, Acid Washing, Classes, Meniscus, Non-Quantitative, Precision, Quantitative, Tolerance, Volumetric