Skip to main content

Home / Vitamin E Test

Vitamin E Test

  • Price

    $120 per analysis

  • Turnaround time

    7 - 9 Business Days

  • Rush


Our commitment to quality

You can expect high-quality, reliable results time after time.

Learn More
Vitamin E Test

Technical data sheet


Method description

Samples are saponified by refluxing in ethanolic KOH. The extracts are diluted to known volumes and are submitted to reverse-phase HPLC analysis using a C8 column with isocratic elution. Alpha-tocopherol is detected using a fluorescence detector. Quantitation is performed by comparison to a standard curve.

Acceptable matrices

Food and Food Ingredients

Unacceptable matrices

Concentrates and premixes

Limit of quantitation

0.0450 mg/100g (Synthetic Source as alpha-tocopherol) 0.0910 mg/100g (Natural Source as alpha-tocopherol)


High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Fluorescence Detection

Method reference

AACC 86-06

Reportable unit

IU/100g, mg/100g

Sample size requirements

15 g

Information required by submitter

Please supply estimates

Additional information

This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.

*Prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

Common Vitamin E Test Testing Questions

While our sales and customer service team are happy to answer general testing questions, consultations typically start at a rate of $250 per 30 minutes regarding the interpretation of reported test results or questions about our test methods. We cannot consult on regulations, tolerance limits, or claims.

We make every effort to keep our methods and detection limits up to date according to the latest standards and qualifications. If you have any questions regarding the limit of detection/quantification or method references, please contact our Customer Service team at 1-800-245-5615.

Our standard turnaround time is 10 business days for most assays. There are some assays that require a longer turnaround time. We also offer a RUSH service that is half the time of the standard turnaround time of the assay at double the cost of the assay. A few assays that we provide cannot be rushed due to the nature of the test. Please check the specific assay you are interested in regarding the ability to RUSH the turnaround time.

Medallion Labs, a division of General Mills, offers multiple areas of expertise for analytical testing and product evaluation for the food and ingredient industry. Our areas of expertise include Chemical Analysis, Nutritional Analysis, Food Safety, Shelf Life Studies, Microbiology, Specialty Fibers, Physical Testing, Allergen Testing, as well as Product Evaluation (which includes Product Performance and Sensory Evaluation) and Technical Consulting/Method Development. Our methods are developed for the testing of food products and ingredients.

Do you have a more specific question?

Our food testing experts are here to help.

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Ask a food testing expert a question

Let’s Get to Work!

Submit your order online and ship your samples today. If you have questions, we are always here to help.

Medallion Labs

A food testing program designed with mid-market and enterprise food and ingredient manufacturers in mind.