What: SRM 3300 is a curcuminoid extract of turmeric rhizome prepared from the same stock rhizome as SRM 3299 Ground Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Rhizome. A unit of SRM 3300 consists of 5 packets of material each containing approximately 1 g of ground curcuminoid extract of turmeric rhizome.
Why: Dietary supplements containing curcumin extract have been used to alleviate symptoms of heartburn, stomach ulcers, gallstones, inflammation, and cancer. SRM 3300 can be used to assist in the verification of manufacturer’s label claims of turmeric-based dietary supplements and as quality control during manufacturing processes.
Who: SRM 3300 will be used by laboratories that wish to demonstrate method validity, accuracy, or when qualifying in-house control materials.
How: Laboratories will analyze SRM 3300 when evaluating analytical methods for the determination of curcuminoids in curcumin extracts of turmeric rhizomes or similar matrices.