Methods & Standards

AOAC Celebrates World Metrology Day 2023

May 24, 2023

Erik Konings represented AOAC INTERNATIONAL in celebrating World Metrology Day on May 20, 2023. The Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology curated a series of […]

New Initiatives, Quantitative Microbiology, Drinking Water, Emerging Issues

Support Newest AIMS Initiative: Legionella

May 24, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL established the Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) program in an effort to meet emerging industry needs by providing standards for microbial pathogen detection that incorporates novel and […]

Agricultural Materials, Methods & Standards

Call for Volunteers for AOAC ERP for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods

May 24, 2023

AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) for Total Sulfur Fertilizer Methods.    Eligibility for Expert Review Panel Membership All applications will be screened […]

Annual Meeting, Technical Divisions

Need Answers to Your Reference Materials Questions? Ask the TDRM “Help Desk”

May 9, 2023

TDRM is hosting its first ever “Help Desk” on Reference Materials at the Annual Meeting. Have a question on where to find a particular reference material fit-for-purpose to your analytical […]

Annual Meeting

Call for Volunteers for the AOAC Technical Programming Council

May 9, 2023

Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023 AOAC INTERNATIONAL is seeking experienced AOAC members to join the Technical Programming Council (TPC), an expert advisory group dealing with technical programming and content management […]

Analytical Methods Week, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Methods & Standards

Analytical Methods Week April 24-May 3 Summary

May 5, 2023

During the most recent AOAC Official MethodsSM Analytical Methods Week (AMW) held April 24-May 3, 2023, eight ERPs were scheduled to meet to review 11 methods and four (4) validation […]

Contaminants, Dietary Supplements

New Project on Ethylene Oxide

April 27, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is developing a new project on the analysis of ethylene oxide residues (ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol). If you are interested in this topic and would like to be […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute

Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. Issued First AOAC Installation & Operational Qualification Certifications

April 26, 2023

The AOAC Research Institute announces Metrohm, Inc. and Thermofisher Scientific, Inc. were awarded AOAC’s first Installation & Operational Qualification (Q2) Certifications for Technology Provider instrument documentation in support of ISO […]

General

Pam Coleman Named AOAC INTERNATIONAL Chief Innovation Officer

April 21, 2023

New Role Designed to Inspire Growth and Innovation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland, April 21, 2023 — AOAC INTERNATIONAL Executive Director David B. Schmidt announced today that Pam Coleman has […]

Analytical Methods Week, Methods & Standards, Acrylamide, Food General, Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals, Quantitative Microbiology

Analytical Methods Week Schedule: April 24 – 28, 2023

April 19, 2023

Analytical Methods Week, run by AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Official Methods Program, is a series of virtual Expert Review Panel (ERP) meetings, allowing method developers and experts to come together and advance analytical science. […]

Food General, Methods & Standards

AIMS Co-Chairs to Present to FDA Cyclospora Task Force

April 13, 2023

AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s Analytical International Methods and Standards (AIMS) Program co-chairs, Erin Crowley and Morgan Wallace, were recently invited to present to the FDA Cyclospora Task Force on the ongoing work […]

Methods & Standards, Contaminants, Food General

First Heavy Metals Working Group Meeting -April 18

April 13, 2023

The Working Group for Heavy Metals, chaired by Christopher Smith, The Coca-Cola Company, and Stéphane Dubascoux, Nestle, will have its first working group meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at 9 […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute

A2LA Webinar “AOAC Q2: The Quality Bridge between the Technology Provider and the Laboratory”

April 12, 2023

A2LA and AOAC are presenting a joint complimentary webinar, “AOAC Q2: The Quality Bridge between the Technology Provider and the Laboratory,” on Thursday, May 11, at 2:00 PM ET, to […]

OMA

New Video Guide to Help Users Search OMA

April 5, 2023

Oxford University Press, the publisher of the 22nd edition of The Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC INTERNATIONAL℠ (OMA), has created a video to help users search the new site. […]

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    Annual Meeting, Midyear Meeting, General

    AOAC Merchandise Now Available

    February 23, 2024

    AOAC INTERNATIONAL is now selling new merchandise in honor of our 140th anniversary for a limited time. Products will only be available for five weeks starting today, February 23, until […]

    Agricultural Materials, Contaminants, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    Call for Experts: Residual Solvents & Pesticides in Color Additives

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers for its Expert Review Panel (ERP) to review methods for determination of selected residual solvents in color additives from crop-based sources and to […]

    Agricultural Materials, Food Colors, Methods & Standards

    AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Published

    February 21, 2024

    The first Standard Method Performance Requirement (SMPR®) of 2024 has been published for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources (AOAC SMPR® 2024.001). Photo by HandmadePictures – stock.adobe.com

    Research Institute

    Call for Experts: Mycotoxin Methods – Non-Dairy

    February 21, 2024

    AOAC is recruiting subject matter expert volunteers to serve as Volunteer Experts for the AOAC Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) program administered by the AOAC Research Institute. Appointed volunteers will lead […]