Price of the test:
$46 per analysis
Nearly all food products
This test is not suitable for high-fiber products, i.e. > 25% fiber.
Limit of Detection:
Sample Size Requirements:
Standard laboratory equipment
Turn Around Time:
7-9 Business Days
Is Rush Available?
AOAC 922.06, 948.15, 925.32, 950.54, 905.02, 920.111, 945.45G, 920.115F, 932.06, 922.09, 952.06 (Fat in various food stuffs).
Lipids are extracted from food stuffs by acid or alkaline hydrolysis (depending on matrix, hydrolysis type will be matched to matrix) followed by partition into mixed ethers. The extract is then dried and the lipid residue is weighed and expressed as a percent of the original sample weight.
Information Required by Submitter:
For efficiency in processing your sample for analysis, please let your customer service representative know if your sample contains a large percentage of any one particular fatty acid.
This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.
Due to the amount of method variability linked to the sample matrix, we recommend Fat by GC for Nutritional Labeling purposes. Please note that different extraction methods are used for dairy (e.g. milk, ice cream, etc.), egg and cheese products. High fiber content may interfere with this test.