A-Level Chemistry Question Analysis Topic: Chemistry - Emulsion
What are emulsions? How are they classified?
Emulsions are colloidal solutions in which the dispersion medium and dispersed phase are both liquids.
Emulsions are divided into..
1) Oil-in-water type: An oil-in-water emulsion is one in which oil is present as the dispersed phase and water is the dispersion medium, e.g. milk
2) Water-in-oil type: A water-in-oil emulsion is one in which the oil serves as the dispersion medium and the water serves as the dispersed phase, e.g. butter
End of analysis. Great!