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Methode GS2-51 (2017)


Determination of Specified Heavy Metals in White Sugar – Official

1 Scope and Field of Application

This method is suitable for use in determination of specified metals in white sugar. Although the method may also be suitable for highly refined sugar products, the validation data used for this method is for white sugar only. The validated range of applicability of this method for the specified elements is as follows:

Arsenic       < 0.05 mg/kg to 0.81 mg/kg

Cadmium     < 0.005 mg/kg to 0.016 mg/kg

Copper        0.04 mg/kg to 0.28 mg/kg

Iron            0.04 mg/kg to 0.94 mg/kg

Lead           0.001 mg/kg to 0.101 mg/kg


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