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 Method GS4/3/8-13 (2009)

The Determination of Refractometric Dry Substance (RDS %) of Molasses – Accepted and Very Pure Syrups (Liquid Sugars), Thick Juices and Run-off Syrups – Official

First Issued 1964, Last Revised 2009-11-01


1 Scope and Field of Application

This method is used in trading for the determination of the refractometric Brix or the refractometric dry substance (RDS%) of molasses samples (General Subject4). It is applicable also to very pure syrups or liquid sugars (General Subject 3) [1], and thick juice and run-off syrups (General Subject 8).


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