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DIN Standards Committee Food and Agricultural Products

About NAL

The DIN Standards Committee for Food and Agricultural Products (NAL) is the responsible committee for the standardization in the field of food as well as in the agricultural sector.

Standards on the following topics are elaborated within NAL:

  • Sampling and analysis of food, feed, cosmetics and tobacco products,
  • requirements for the food hygiene concerning equipment and commodity goods,
  • examination of disinfectants in the food and veterinary area,
  • requirements and test methods for fertilizers, soil improvers and growing media,
  • requirements, performance criteria and test methods within biotechnology.

The elaborated standards for the sampling and analysis of food, feed and tobacco and tobacco products are added - after approval by the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) and the Working Groups established by the BVL for the execution of § 64 of the German Food and Feed Code (LFGB), § 35 of the Draft Tobacco Regulation and § 28b Genetic Engineering Act (GenTG) - to the official collection of analysis methods according to § 64 of the German Food and Feed Code (LFGB), § 35 of the Draft Tobacco Regulation and § 28b Genetic Engineering Act (GenTG).

How is NAL composed?

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN ISO 9167 2020-01-21 Rapeseed and rapeseed meals - Determination of glucosinolates content - Method using high-performance liquid chromatography (ISO 9167:2019); German version EN ISO 9167:2019 More  Comment 
ISO 20193 AMD 1 2020-01-14 Tabak und Tabakerzeugnisse - Bestimmung der Breite der Stränge von Schnitttabak - Änderungsantrag 1 More  Comment 
DIN ISO 22003-2 2020-01-10 Food safety management systems - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of food safety management systems - Part 2: Requirements for bodies providing audits of food safety management system elements in conjunction with safe food product/process certification More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 20647 2020-02 Infant formula and adult nutritionals - Determination of total iodine - Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) (ISO 20647:2015); German and English version prEN ISO 20647:2020 More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN ISO 15151 2020-02 Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals - Determination of minerals and trace elements - Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES) method (ISO 15151:2018); German and English version prEN ISO 15151:2020 More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN ISO 16958 2020-02 Milk, milk products, infant formula and adult nutritionals - Determination of fatty acids composition - Capillary gas chromatographic method (ISO 16958:2015); German and English version prEN ISO 16958:2020 More  Read draft and comment

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New DIN SPEC
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN CEN/TS 17061; DIN SPEC 10487:2020-01 2020-01 VN Foodstuffs - Guidelines for the calibration and quantitative determination of pesticide residues and organic contaminants using chromatographic methods; German version CEN/TS 17061:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17062; DIN SPEC 10488:2020-01 2020-01 VN Foods of plant origin - Multimethod for the determination of pesticide residues in vegetable oils by LC-MS/MS (QuOil); German version CEN/TS 17062:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN SPEC 10132 2019-09 Technical Report Standardization roadmap Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO 7971-3 2020-02 Cereals - Determination of bulk density, called mass per hectolitre - Part 3: Routine method (ISO 7971-3:2019); German version EN ISO 7971-3:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 17122 2020-02 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Quantitative non-porous surface test for the evaluation of virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area - Test method and requirements - Phase 2, step 2; German version EN 17122:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 17194 2020-02 Animal feeding stuffs: Methods of sampling and analysis - Determination of Deoxynivalenol, Aflatoxin B1, Fumonisin B1 & B2, T-2 & HT-2 toxins, Zearalenone and Ochratoxin A in feed materials and compound feed by LC-MS/MS; German version EN 17194:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN EN ISO 14820-2 2020-01-31 Fertilizers and liming materials - Sampling and sample preparation - Part 2: Sample preparation (ISO 14820-2:2016); German and English version prEN ISO 14820-2:2018 More  Comment 
DIN EN ISO 14820-1 2020-01-31 Fertilizers and liming materials - Sampling and sample preparation - Part 1: Sampling (ISO 14820-1:2016); German and English version prEN ISO 14820-1:2018 More  Comment 

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