Polarimetric Sucrose Content of White Sugar by VIS-Polarimetry – Official

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ICUMSA Method GS2-1 (2022)

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Year of Publication: 2022


The sucrose content of white sugar and speciality sugars (not requiring clarification) is determined by polarimetry in the visible wavelength range (540 nm to 633 nm) and expressed in °Z of the international polarimetric sugar scale. The method has Official status. The absolute difference between two results obtained under repeatability conditions should not be greater than 0.066 °Z and under reproducibility conditions not greater than 0.094 °Z.

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ICUMSA Method GS2-1 (2022)


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