ICUMSA Method GS2/3-45 (2017)

The Determination of the Slime-forming Bacterial Count in Refined Sugar Products by the Pour Plate Method or the Membrane Filter Method - Official

ICUMSA Method GS2/3-45 (2017)
Method Technique:

This method is suitable for the enumeration of slime-forming bacteria in refined sugars. The method utilises two possible procedures, using either a pour plate technique (better for coloured sugars and higher levels of bacteria) or a filtration through a sterile membrane filter. Samples are incubated at 30 °C for 48 hours.

Online Access to ICUMSA Method GS2/3-45 (2017)

Access to the online Version of ICUMSA Method GS2/3-45 (2017) can be obtained from the Sugar Industry Website, operated by Bartens. The online access for two years costs EUR30 (+ 19 % VAT for German and EU citizens without EU VAT No.).