Methods Book Supplement 2017

The ICUMSA Methods Book Supplement 2017 comprises 8 new Methods and 7 revised Methods.

The ICUMSA Methods Book Supplement 2017 can be ordered in the Bartens Book Shop for 75 Euro + Postage.

New Methods

The Determination of Insoluble Solids in Raw Sugar by Depth-Type Filtration – Tentative

The Determination of β-Glucuronidase-positive Escherichia coli and β-Galactosidase-positive coliform Bacteria in Sugar and Sugar Products by the Membrane Filtration Method – Tentative

The Determination of Osmotolerant Yeasts and Xerotolerant Moulds in Sugar Products by the Membrane Filter Method or the Pour Plate Method – Tentative

Determination of Non-Ionic Surfactants in White Sugar, Molasses and Dried Beet Pulp – Tentative

The Determination of Sulphite as Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) in Brown Sugars by the Optimized Monier-Williams Method combined with Titration – Tentative

The Determination of Sulphite as Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) in Brown Sugars by the Optimized Monier-Williams Method combined with High-Performance Ion Chromatography (HPIC) – Tentative

The Determination of Glucose Content in Sugar Beet by an Immobilized Enzyme Biosensor Method – Tentative

Mercury in Plantation White Sugar by Cold Vapour Atomic Absorption Spectrometry with Vapour Generation Accessory – Tentative


Methods changed in Status from Tentative to Official

Zinc and Cadmium in Plantation White Sugar by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy – Official


Revised Methods

The Instrumental Determination of the Reflectance of White Sugar – Official

The Determination of the Slime-forming Bacterial Count in Refined Sugar Products by the Pour Plate Method or the Membrane Filter Method – Official

The Determination of Thermophilic Acidophilic Bacteria (TAB) and Guaiacol producing TAB (GP-TAB) in Sugar Products – Accepted

Determination of Specified Heavy Metals in White Sugar – Official

The Determination of Total α-Galactosides and Raffinose by an Enzymatic Method
in Beet Molasses – Official
in Juices and Syrups from Beet Processing and Beet Sugar – Accepted

The Determination of Dextran in Beet Raw Juice and Thick Juice by a Modified Alcohol Haze Method – Tentative

Polarimetry and the International Sugar Scale – Official


Methods to be removed from the Methods Book

GS2/3-23 (2005)
The Determination of Arsenic in White Sugar by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy – Tentative


ISBN 978-3-87040-567-0 – A4 Loose-leaf