Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Sodium, Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus and Zinc
Price of the test:
$140 per analysis
Food Products, Food Ingredients, Beverages, Nutraceuticals
Some classes of compounds are unsuitable for closed vessel microwave digestion as they are highly reactive with nitric acid and other oxidizers which may become nitrated and potentially explosive. These include: Animal fat (lard), glycerin and glycols, volatile flavoring agents, filter paper, packaging material, and alcoholic beverages. If you have a question regarding your matrix, please call customer service at 1-800-245-5615.
Limit of Quantitation:
1 – 3 mg/100g (LOQ is dependent on the individual metal, please review individual metal technical data sheet for exact LOQ)
Sample Size Requirements:
15 grams for solid samples, 20 grams (20 mL) for liquid samples
Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP – OES)
Turn Around Time:
7-9 Business Days
Is Rush Available?
Samples are prepared by microwave closed vessel digestoin with nitric acid. Solutions are infused into an ICP OES and quantified based on an external standard calibration curve.
Information Required by Submitter:
Please include estimates if available.
For Vitamin Mixes, please include vitamin estimates as well.