Identifikasi Boraks Dan Formalin Pada Bakso Daging Di Lingkungan Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya

Identification of Borax and Formalin in Meatballs at the University of Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya

  • Rabiatul Adawiyah Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya
Keywords: Food safety, hazardous materials, health


Food security is the responsibility of all parties that is the government's responsibility as manager of government which includes order, security, and a prosperous society. The responsibilities of employers or manufacturers as the economic actors that drive business improvement and provide the needs of the community and the consumers who use the goods and services to meet their needs, especially food. The purpose of research is to determine the content of borax and formaldehyde in meatballs sold at the Muhammadiyah University of Palangkaraya. The method used is experimental research with laboratory approach that will be done with a series of try out. The results of this study show that meatballs in the environment of Muhammadiyah University of Palangkaraya partially detectable formaldehyde but largely undetectable contain formaldehyde as a hazardous material for Health. While the study of borax is undetectable contain borax, it indicated by the colour of the flame is not green, after the flame test there is no change of color on curcumin paper (still yellow) after the color test is done using curcumin paper.


Download data is not yet available.

Author Biography

Rabiatul Adawiyah, Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya


Brady, E. J. 2008. Kimia Universitas Asas dan Struktur Jilid Satu. Bina Rupa Aksara. Jakarta.
Chang, R. 2005. Kimia Dasar Konsep-Konsep Inti Edisi Ketiga Jilid 1. Erlangga. Jakarta.
Departemen Kesehatan RI. 1979. Farmakope Indonesia Ed. III. Depkes RI. Jakarta.
Departemen Kesehatan RI. 2012. Peraturan Menteri Kesehatan Republik Indonesia Nomor 033 Tahun 2012, Tentang Bahan Tambahan Pangan. Depkes RI. Jakarta.
Hanny, C.W., N. Mulyono, dan F.A. Afandi. 2012. Bahan Tambahan Pangan Pengawet. IPB. Bogor.
Nasir, A., A. Mubith, dan M.E. Ideputri, 2011. Buku Ajar Metodologi Penelitian Kesehatan.Nuha Medika.Yogyakarta.
Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 18 Tahun 2012 tentang Pangan.
How to Cite
Adawiyah, R. (2014). Identifikasi Boraks Dan Formalin Pada Bakso Daging Di Lingkungan Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya. Anterior Jurnal, 14(1), 130-138.