Abstract 

Describes methods suitable for testing the spice saffron, which is obtained from the flowers of the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus Linnaeus): identification test, determination of floral waste content of saffron in filaments (stigmas or stamens), determination of extraneous matter content of saffron in filaments, microscopic examination of saffron in powder form, determination of moisture and volatile natter content, determination of total ash, determination of acid-insoluble ash, determination of the main characteristics (picocrocine, safranal, crocine) - spectrometric method, identification of saffron pigments.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1993-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 12
  • :
    ISO/TC 34/SC 7
    Spices, culinary herbs and condiments
  • 67.220.10
    Spices and condiments

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