ASTM E1083 - 00(2017) - Standard Test Method for Sensory Evaluation of Red Pepper Heat
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ASTM E1083 - 00(2017)

Standard Test Method for Sensory Evaluation of Red Pepper Heat

Status : Current   Published : January 2017



1.1 This test method describes standardized procedures for the sensory evaluation of heat in ground red pepper 2 ranging from 10 000 to 70 000 scoville heat units.

1.2 This test method is intended as an alternative to the Scoville Heat Test, but results can be expressed in scoville heat units (SHU).

1.3 This test method does not apply for oleoresin capsicums, low-heat chili peppers, or chili powder.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific hazards statements are given in Section 8.

Standard NumberASTM E1083 - 00(2017)
TitleStandard Test Method for Sensory Evaluation of Red Pepper Heat
Publication Date02 January 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Food And Beverages, Ground Red Pepper, Sensorial Properties, Sensory Evaluation, Sensory Heat
File Size114 KB

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