Ash Test - Total



Turnaround Time:

2-3 Days


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Ash Test - Total

Method Description

Samples are combusted at a high temperature. The remaining residue (ash) is cooled, weighed and reported as a fraction of the original sample weight.

Analyte List

Analyte Name LOD LOQ
Total Ash N/A N/A

Technical Data Sheet

Test Name - Common
Ash Test - Total
Method Name
Determination of Total Ash
Method Code
Muffle Furnace
Method Reference
USP <561>
Reportable Unit
Sample Size Requirements
10 grams
Available for
Food Products, Dietary Supplements, Botanicals (Raw Materials, Extracts, Finished Products), API (Isolates, Active Ingredients) Cannabis & Hemp (Plant Materials, Extracts, Isolates, MIPs)
Additional Information
This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01. This method is applicable to nearly all foods and food-related products. Ash is composed of the minerals that are not combustible under the test conditions and including things such as salts, carbonates and silicates.
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