Nutritional Elements in Infant Formula Reference Material

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Infant Formula


Calcium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, Zinc

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Infant formula forms an integral part of the nutritional intake of infants within this crucial development phase. It is vital to ensure nutritional claims are founded and to quantify the true nutritional values of infant foodstuffs.

Essential nutritional elements calcium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and sodium are included within this quality control material. The large number of analytes being addressed within this proficiency test allows the flexibility of your testing arrangement to be evaluated to highlight any areas of improvement.

This reference material focusses on essential nutritional elements calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc. Proficient analysis of these nutritional elements is in high demand due to their prominence within retailers’ specifications of products as well as legislative requirements for food labelling.

Reference materials offer key advantages for laboratories, over and above those of quality control materials. With an improved degree of characterisation compared to proficiency tests or quality control materials, reference materials have a plethora of uses, including method calibration.