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    HERBS AND SPICES READY FOR FOOD USE - SPECIFICATION FOR TURMERIC (WHOLE AND GROUND)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1992

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Sampling
    5 Physical properties
    6 Chemical composition
    7 Packaging and storage
    8 Marking
    Annexes
    A (normative) Description of whole or ground turmeric
    B (normative) Preparation of samples for chemical
         tests
    C (informative) Additional information
    Tables
    1 Chemical composition of dried turmeric, whole and
         ground
    C.1 Levels for trace metals in turmeric
    List of references

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    Describes requirements for dried turmeric, whole or ground (powdered), for food use and derived from cured and dried primary or secondary rhizomes, called bulbs or fingers, of the perennial tropical plant Curcuma longa L. Additional information on further requirements that may be specified in purchase contracts is included.

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    Committee AW/7
    Development Note Supersedes 91/55362 DC (04/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2011. (10/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 410(1986) : 1986 SPECIFICATION FOR TEST SIEVES
    ISO 5562:1983 Turmeric, whole or ground (powdered) Specification
    BS 4585-2(1982) : 1982 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF MOISTURE CONTENT (ENTRAINMENT METHOD)
    BS 4540-1(1981) : 1981 SAMPLING OF SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - METHODS OF SAMPLING
    BS 5098(1992) : 1992 GLOSSARY OF TERMS RELATING TO SENSORY ANALYSIS OF FOOD
    BS 4585-1(1983) : 1983 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF EXTRANEOUS MATTER
    BS 4585-9(1981) : 1981 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF ACID INSOLUBLE ASH
    BS 4585-3(1981) : 1981 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF TOTAL ASH
    BS 4585-15(1985) : 1985 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF VOLATILE OIL CONTENT
    BS 4540-2(1982) : 1982 SAMPLING OF SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF A GROUND SAMPLE FOR ANALYSIS
    BS 4585-13(1983) : 1983 METHODS OF TEST FOR SPICES AND CONDIMENTS - DETERMINATION OF COLOURING POWER OF TURMERIC
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