This International Standard specifies a method for determining the ash yielded by cereals, pulses and their milled products intended for human consumption. The source materials and products covered are:
a) grains of cereals;
b) flours and semolinas;
c) milled products (bran and high bran content products, shorts);
d) mixed cereal flours (mixes);
e) cereal by-products other than milled products;
f) pulses and their by-products.
This International Standard is not applicable to starches and starch derivatives (see ISO 3593), to products intended for animal feeding stuffs (see ISO 5984), or to seeds.