International Standard
ISO 3360:1976
Phosphoric acid and sodium phosphates for industrial use (including foodstuffs) — Determination of fluorine content — Alizarin complexone and lanthanum nitrate photometric method
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ISO 3360:1976
Edition 1
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ISO 3360:1976
Published (Edition 1, 1976)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2023. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 3360:1976

ISO 3360:1976
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Applicable to products the F content of which is equal to or more than 0.5 mg/kg. Specifies the separation of the element from a test portion by steam distillation in a phosphoric acid medium. Formation of a blue-coloured complex with a combined reagent alizarin complexone/lanthanum nitrate in a buffered medium at the pH of 4.6. Addition of acetone to increase the stability of the complex and the sensitivity. Photometric measurement of the complex at a wavelength of about 600 nm.

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