Applicable to products having As contents of more than 0.1 mg/kg. Relates to the method of analysis according to ISO 2590. Reduction of the As by zinc in a hydrochloric acid solution with the formation of arsine. Absorption of the arsine in a solution of silver diethyldithiocarbamate in pyridine. Photometric measurement of the purplish-red colour produced by the colloidally dispersed silver at the maximum of the absorption curve at a wavelength of about 540 nm. Determination of the quantity of As by means of the calibration curve.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1975-08
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 47
  • 71.060.30

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