The method consists in homogenizing the product, followed by dilution and acidification of a test portion, extraction of the acid by diethyl ether, then alkaline re-extraction of this acid and purifying by oxidation using acidified potassium dichromate, determination of the acid with a suitable spectrophotometer. The method cannot be applied in the presence of p-chlorobenzoic acid and cinnamic acid, respectively.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1978-05
Edition : 1Number of pages : 3
Technical Committee:Fruits and vegetables and their derived products