AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a globally recognized, 501(c)(3), independent, third party, not-for-profit association and voluntary consensus standards developing organization founded in 1884. When analytical needs arise within a community or industry, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is the forum for finding appropriate science-based solutions through the development of microbiological and chemical standards. AOAC standards are used globally to promote trade and to facilitate public health and safety.
AOAC develops analytical methods for a broad spectrum of safety interests including;
- foods and beverages
- dietary supplements
- infant formula
- soil and water
- veterinary drugs
- and more!
AOAC’s extensive membership, volunteer base and industry partners are made up of;
- government agencies,
- international organizations,
- contract research organizations,
- rapid assay developers,
- high technology providers; and
- instrument manufacturers.