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The Braunschweig Method for the Polarisation of White Sugar by Polarimetry – Official (Reference) Method

First Issued 1982, Last Revised 1993, Rewritten 1994, Last Rewritten 2011



1 Scope

This method measures the optical rotation of solutions of white sugars (General Subject 2) and white specialty products (General Subject 3) compared with the optical rotation of a solution of pure sucrose [1,2].