Methods


Natamycin by Spectrophotometry*
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Rind & Surface (ug/cm²)
Natamycin by HPLC
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Method References


(Spec) IDF Standard ISO 9233-2:2007
(HPLC) IDF Standard 140A:1992

Sample Size


50g

Estimated Turn Around Time


5-7 Business days(R)

Reporting Unit


ppm (same as mg/L)
Rind in ug/cm2 (same as ppm)

Limit of Detection


LOD=~0.18 ppm
LOQ= Absorbance of 0.02

Method Description


Samples are weighted/measured out and prepared. Methanol is added, and samples are run via Spectrophotometer or HPLC.

Additional Information


Natamycin is used in the food industry as an anti-fungal in dairy products and other foods.

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