AquaLab 3TE Water Activity Meter Manual; Ronald E. Wrolstad, et. Al: Handbook of Food Anlaytical Chemistry, Water, Proteins, Enzymes, Lipids… 2000-2005 John Wiley & Sons
Estimated Turn Around Time
5-7 Business days(R)
Samples are ground, mixed reading are read via Water Activity meter.
Aw above 0.95 will support microbial growth (yeast, mold, bacteria). Aw below 0.85 will not support microbial growth. Aw between 0.85 and 0.95 generally have a somewhat stable shelf life, but will spoil eventually.