Technical data sheet
Samples are combusted at a high temperature. The remaining residue (ash) is cooled, weighed and reported as a fraction of the original sample weight.
Flammable or Explosive compounds
Limit of quantitation
AOAC 923.03 Ash of Flour
Sample size requirements
Information required by submitter
Please provide estimates if known.
This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.
This method is applicable to nearly all foods and food-related products.
Ash is composed of the minerals that are not combustible under the test conditions and include things such as salts, carbonates and silicates.