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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition - AACC Method 08-17.01. Ash in Starch

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Total Ash

AACC Method 08-17.01
Ash in Starch

VIEW METHOD

Objective
Commercial corn starches contain small amounts of inorganic salts that preexist largely in corn. It is customary practice to determine these collectively as residue after ignition at a specified temperature. This method is applicable to starches, dextrins, and other modified starch products.