Depending on the content to be estimated the method described uses three different steps for determination, i.e. drying of a known mass of butter at 102 +/- 2 degrees centigrade and weighing to determination the loss of mass, extraction of the fat from the dried butter with light petroleum or n-hexane and weighing of the residue, and calculation of the fat content by difference.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1977-11
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 3
  • :
    ISO/TC 34/SC 5
    Milk and milk products
  • 67.100.20

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