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GS2/3/9-5 (2011)

The Determination of Reducing Sugars in Purified Sugar by the Knight and Allen EDTA Method – Official (Reference) Method


1 Scope and Field of Application [1,2,3]

This method is suitable for the determination of low reducing sugar contents, e.g. in white sugars including specialty white sugars and plantation white sugars [4] up to 0.05%. Such low levels cannot satisfactorily be determined by titration against Fehling’s solution. This method is designated the ICUMSA Official (Reference) method 2, it is the method that ICUMSA recommends for the Determination of Reducing Sugars in White Sugar and Plantation White Sugar in preference to Method GS2/9-6.


Online Access to ICUMSA Method GS 2/3/9-5 (2011)

Access to the online Version of ICUMSA Method ICUMSA Method GS 2/3/9-5 (2011) can be obtained from the Bartens Website. The online access for two years costs EUR30 (+ 19 % VAT for German and EU citicens without EU VAT No.). You will receive your access code within 48 hours after receipt of payment.