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Codex Standards for raisins

 

Physical parameter

Codex standard

Piece of stem / kg

2

Cap stem / 500 g

50/500

Immature (%)

6

Damaged (%)

5

Sugared (%)

15

Moisture (%)

18

Chemical parameter

 

Arsenic

Nil

Lead

Nil

Mineral oil

5 g/kg

SO2 (mg/kg)

1500

Sorbital

5 kg/mg

Pesticide residues

Nil

Colour contamination

Nil

Microbiological parameters

 

Salmonella spp. / g

Absent

E. coli     (MPN / g)

Absent

Enterobacter (MPN / g)

Absent

Citrobacter (MPN / g)

Absent

Staphylococcus aureus

Absent

Moulds

Absent