The method is not applicable to maize, for which an identical method is specified in the annex to ISO 6540. The method is idended to serve as a standard for checking and perfecting routine methods. It consists in , if necessary, grinding of a sample, after conditioning, if required, drying of a test portion under reduced pressure, at a temperatur between 45 and 50 C and in the presence of a desiccant, until constant mass is reached. Two figures show diagrams of a suitable metal dish and of a suitable drying tube.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1985-12
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 5
  • :
    ISO/TC 34/SC 4
    Cereals and pulses
  • 67.060
    Cereals, pulses and derived products

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