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Price of the test:

$60 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

This method is applicable to aqueous liquid samples only.

Unacceptable Matrices:

Any oil based liquids, anything solid.


Limit of Detection:

Dissolved Solids in the range of 0 to ~90%.


Sample Size Requirements:

5 grams


Equipment:

Refractometer


Reportable Units:

°Brix (Degree Brix)


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

Yes



Method Description:

This method measures the percent dissolved solids in aqueous liquids using an Abbe refractometer scaled in Brix units. The test result is expressed as "Degree Brix". The Brix scale is actually based on percent sucrose in sucrose syrups, but is commonly used to express percent solids in many food liquids.