EN ISO 6647-1:2020

Rice - Determination of amylose content - Part 1: Spectrophotometric method with a defatting procedure by methanol and with calibration solutions of potato amylose and waxy rice amylopectin (ISO 6647-1:2020)

Publication date:   Nov 17, 2020

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60.60 Standard published   Aug 12, 2020


CEN/TC 338 Cereal and cereal products

European Norm

67.060   Cereals, pulses and derived products



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This document specifies a reference method for the determination of the amylose content of milled rice, non-parboiled. The method is applicable to rice with an amylose mass fraction higher than 5 %.
This document can also be used for husked rice, maize, millet and other cereals if the extension of this scope has been validated by the user.
NOTE Amylose values determined with this document can be compared with PDO and PGI legislation.

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EN ISO 6647-1:2015


EN ISO 6647-1:2020
60.60 Standard published
Aug 12, 2020