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Method GS1-17 (2013)


The Determination of Starch in Raw Sugar by the SPRI Rapid Starch Test – Official

First Issued 2004, Last Rewritten 2005-03-31, Last Amended 2013-09-01


1 Scope and field of application

The method measures starch in raw sugar as a blue starch-iodine complex. The method is applicable to all process samples but, as described here, is specifically applied to raw cane sugar. The limit of quantification of the method is 300 mg/kg with an upper range of 1000 mg/kg.


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