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The AQUANAL laboratory offers a wide range of physico-chemical analyses

star Analyses that can be performed under COFRAC accreditation
* Animal Feed-specific methods

 Determining the macronutrients and nutritional value of group I and II
70°C humidity under vacuum Internal method / Gravimétrie star
Proteins (Kjeldahl) Internal method star
Fat Internal method star
Minerals - Ash Internal method star
Carbohydrates Calculation by difference - Internal method  star
Energy value / kilocalories Règlement (UE) n°1169/2011 star 
Total dietary fibre AOAC 985.29 star 
Insoluble and soluble fibre AOAC 991.43  
Group 1 (Energy value, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Fats, Humidity and Minerals)  star 
Group 2 (Energy value, Proteins, Carbohydrates including sugars, Fats and Fatty Acids Profile, Fibre according to AOAC 985.29, Humidity and Minerals, Sodium)  star 
Amended INCO : Energy value, Proteins, Carbohydrates including sugars, Fats and Fatty Acids Profile, Humidity and Minerals, Salt ( Sodium x2.5) star
Humidity 103°C * ISO 6496 star 
Proteins (Kjeldahl) * ISO 5983-2 star
Fat according to Process A * ISO 6492 star
Fat according to Process B * ISO 6492 star
Minerals - Ash * Internal method star


Carbohydrates, Fibre, Sugars, Polyols, Sweeteners...
Sugar profile (Glucose, Fructose, Lactose, Sucrose, Maltose) Internal method / HPAEC-PAD  star
Individual sugar Internal method / HPAEC-PAD  star
Lactose (Limit of Quantification: 10mg/100g) Internal method / HPAEC-PAD   
Polyols profile (Sorbitol, Maltitol, Mannitol, Xylitol, Lactitol, lsomalt) Internal method - HPAEC-PAD  
Individual polyol Internal method / HPAEC-PAD  
Fructans (inulin, Fructooligosaccharides) AOAC 997.08 - HPAEC-PAD  
Polydextrose AOAC 2000.11 - HPAEC-PAD  
Aspartame NF EN 12856  
Acesulfame-K NF EN 12856  
Starch Enzymatic method  
Sucralose Internal method - HPLC  
ß-Glucans AOAC 995-16  


Extraction of fat Hot extraction according to internal method
Cold extraction according to V03-030
Fatty Acids Profile (including saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, Omega 3, Omega 6, EPA, DHA and trans fatty acids) NF EN 12996-2 / NF EN 12966-4 Internal method star


Amino acids  
Complete Amino Acid Profile (including Tryptophan) AOAC 982-30 - 985-28 - HPLC star
Tryptophane AOAC 982-30 - 988-15 - HPLC star
Free Amino Acid Profile NF EN ISO 13903  





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