Who Is AOAC?
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.
- Membership association with over 3,000 members worldwide
- Maintains fourteen active international sections - representing four continents and over ninety countries
- Publisher of internationally recognized Official Methods of AnalysisSM
When analytical needs arise within a community or industry, AOAC is the forum for finding appropriate science-based solutions (through the development of standards). AOAC’s extensive membership and volunteer base is made up of government agencies, academia, international organizations, contract research organizations, rapid assay developers, high technology providers and instrument manufacturers. AOAC industry partners represent a broad spectrum of interests including foods and beverages, dietary supplements, infant formula, feeds, fertilizers, soil and water, veterinary drugs and pharmaceuticals.