A “Dilute and Shoot” Method for the Analysis of Ca, K and Na in Soft Drinks

Soft drinks

Soft drinks

With fifty percent of young adults drinking at least one soft drink per day, they are among the most common beverages consumed in the US.

The accurate reporting of levels of key trace elements in soft drinks such as sodium and potassium is becoming a more regulated process. These labeling requirements, alongside the demand for soft drinks, demonstrate the need for simple, accurate methods for analyses.

Download this application note to discover an interesting alternative to the microwave-assisted digestion and ICP-OES method recommended by the FDA that is:

  • Fast, efficient and cost effective
  • Able to assess calcium, sodium and potassium content
  • Capable of handling complex sample matrices