International Standard
ISO 6496:1999
Animal feeding stuffs — Determination of moisture and other volatile matter content
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ISO 6496:1999
Edition 2
International Standard
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ISO 6496:1999
Published (Edition 2, 1999)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2022. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 6496:1999

ISO 6496:1999
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This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of the moisture and other volatile matter

content of animal feeding stuffs.

The method is applicable to animal feeding stuffs with the exception of:

a) milk products;

b) mineral substances;

c) mixtures containing a considerable amount of milk products or mineral substances, for example milk replacers;

d) animal feeding stuffs containing humectants (e.g. propylene glycol);

e) the following simple animal feeding stuffs:

animal and vegetable fats and oils (for which method A specified in ISO 662 [1] is applicable);

oilseeds (for which a method is specified in ISO 665 [2]);

oilseed residues (for which a method is specified in ISO 771 [3]);

cereals, except maize, and cereal products (for which a method is specified in ISO 712 [4]);

maize (for which the reference method specified in ISO 6540 [5] is applicable)

General information

  •  : Published
     : 1999-08
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 2
     : 7
  • ISO/TC 34/SC 10
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