ICUMSA Methods Book

The aim of ICUMSA is to define and publish official, validated and internationally recognised methods of analysis which assist industry during the manufacture and trade of sugar and products made from sugar. ICUMSA methods of analysis are commonly referenced in official international quality standards for sugar and sugar products and in trading contracts between suppliers and purchasers. ICUMSA Methods are recognised by Official Organisations such as the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the OIML, the EU and the US Food Chemicals Codex.  

The first edition of the loose-leaf ICUMSA Methods Book was published in 1994. The last edition of the ICUMSA Methods Book was published in 2015

The ICUMSA Methods Book contains all 112 ICUMSA Methods. It is available in printed form as ICUMSA Methods Book 2015 for EUR324


The Methods Book is also available in


Portuguese     -       Tabela de Conteúdo e Índice

Russian  and


Online access to individual Methods (EUR20 for two years) can be obtained by clicking on the left column and search for the respective Method. After payment you will receive the Access Code within 48 hours.