Cannabis, Methods & Standards, Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute Grants First Reviewed and Recognized Certification for Cannabis Potency Testing

October 26, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute granted its first-ever Reviewed and RecognizedSM (R2) certificate to Viridis Laboratories for the LOM 7.1c Cannabinoid Analysis in Flower method using an Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatography […]

General, Cannabis, Research Institute, Sections, Methods & Standards

Bring RI to the Southern Section Conference, April 18-19, 2023

August 10, 2022

Sponsorships are available to bring the AOAC Research Institute to the 2023 Conference. The sponsorship pledges will solidify a one-day symposium to discuss how methods are certified and the analytical […]

Cannabis, General, Research Institute, Current

Call for Methods: Identification and Quantitation of Pesticides in Cannabis

July 25, 2022

AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) invites method developers to submit relevant methods that may meet AOAC Standard Method Performance RequirementsSM (SMPR®) 2018.011 for Identification and Quantitation of Selected Pesticide Residues in Dried Cannabis […]

Cannabis, Research Institute, Lab Proficiency Testing

New Discounts for CASP Advisory Panel

June 29, 2022

Performance Tested Methods (PTM) and Reviewed and Recognized (R2) application fees will be discounted at a rate commensurate with the level of support for the Advisory Panel Members of the […]

General, Governance and Policies, Research Institute

AOACRI – Revised Independent Laboratory Policy

September 28, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute (AOACRI) is updating its policy regarding the payment of laboratories conducting independent testing for the Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) and Reviewed and RecognizedSM (R2) programs. Currently, the […]

Methods & Standards, Research Institute, Quantitative Microbiology

Call for Experts for Review of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Assays

April 21, 2022

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) is recruiting volunteer subject matter experts in adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and hygiene monitoring assay methodologies and validation to serve as volunteer experts and AOAC Research Institute (AOAC […]

Drinking Water, Research Institute

Call for Methods Indicating Risk of Fecal Contamination in Drinking Water

March 15, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) in conjunction with World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is issuing a call for methods that indicate risk of fecal […]

Drinking Water, Research Institute

Call for Laboratories Specializing in Water Methods

March 15, 2022

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) is issuing a call for laboratories that specialize in analytical microbial testing of water matrices for risk indicators of fecal contamination. The selected independent […]

Research Institute

AOAC Research Institute to Launch the Reviewed and Recognized (R2) Program

September 17, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) will begin accepting applications for the Reviewed and Recognized SM (R2) program on October 1, 2021. The R2 program is designed to evaluate performance claims on “application notes”, […]

Research Institute

Don Gilliland Joins AOAC RI as a Technical Consultant

August 3, 2021

Don Gilliland has joined the AOAC Research Institute (RI) team as its newest Technical Consultant! RI Technical Consultants provide guidance and support to AOAC customers and stakeholders on AOAC Official […]

Partners, Awards, Research Institute

AOAC COVID-19 ERV Program Wins 2021 ASAE Power of A Silver Award

July 30, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is proud to announce it has been named a 2021 Power of A Silver Award Winner by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The award recognizes the […]

Research Institute

Targeted Matrix Extension Program for Salmonella and STEC in Cannabis Methods

June 30, 2021

The AOAC Research Institute (AOAC RI) identified cannabis as a new and emerging matrix for Salmonella/STEC methods in an announcement in May 2021. The AOAC RI is now planning a Targeted Matrix Extension (TME) […]

OMA, Research Institute, Allergens

Call for Experts for Review of Gluten and Food Allergen Methods

June 23, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL seeks volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) in gluten and food allergen methodologies and validation to serve as volunteer experts and AOAC Research Institute (RI) expert reviewers in the […]

Research Institute, Cannabis

AOAC Announces Six Test Kits Approved for Enumeration of Yeast and Molds in Cannabis

June 4, 2021

Rockville, Maryland, June 4, 2021 – AOAC INTERNATIONAL announced today that six test kits for enumeration of yeasts and molds in dried cannabis flower [9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) >0.3%] were granted Performance […]

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