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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$20 per analysis

Unacceptable Matrices:

Flammable or Explosive compounds


Limit of Quantitation:

0.012% (w/w)


Sample Size Requirements:

10 grams


Equipment:

Furnace


Reportable Units:

%


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

AOAC 923.03 Ash of Flour


Method Description:

Samples are combusted at a high temperature. The remaining residue (ash) is cooled, weighed and reported as a fraction of the original sample weight.


Information Required by Submitter:

Please provide estimates if known.


Additional Information:

This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.

This method is applicable to nearly all foods and food-related products.

Ash is composed of the minerals that are not combustible under the test conditions and include things such as salts, carbonates and silicates.