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AOAC Training & Education: Method Validation Training Course (November 2021)

September 30, 2021

This two-day program reviews the technical validation requirements and processes of the Performance Tested MethodsSM, Reviewed and RecognizedSM, and Official Methods of AnalysisSM programs. The course will include breakout sessions covering […]

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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”, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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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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Analytical Methods Week Approvals

May 8, 2021

During the latest Analytical Methods Week, April 26-May 4, 2021, there were a number of different approvals from Expert Review Panels (ERPs) and Working Groups (WG). APROVALS DURING ANALYTICAL METHODS […]

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Longtime AOAC Research Institute Consultant Nancy Thiex retires

January 22, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL congratulates Nancy Thiex, who has served the Association for nearly 20 years, as she steps down from her role as an AOAC Research Institute Technical Consultant. Nancy joined […]

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AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Two Additional Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

January 21, 2021

Certification program validates accuracy claims of test kits sold for use in situations when maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, January 21, 2021 – […]

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AOAC INTERNATIONAL Certifies Three Test Kits for Detecting Novel Coronavirus on Surfaces

December 17, 2020

Accelerated scientific program speeds availability of validated test kits needed in manufacturing and other situations where maintaining surfaces free of coronavirus is a public health concern Rockville, Maryland, December 18, […]

Cannabis, Research Institute

AOAC INTERNATIONAL activates accelerated program to evaluate test kits that measure yeast and mold in cannabis

September 28, 2020

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, September 28, 2020 —AOAC INTERNATIONAL has launched a new project to develop technical requirements, evaluate, and certify the performance of test kits that enumerate total yeast and […]

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AOAC INTERNATIONAL Now Accepting Applications for Emergency Response Validation of Novel Coronavirus Test Kits

July 24, 2020

Accelerated program will evaluate and certify the performance of test kits that detect SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19 illness, on environmental surfaces ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, USA, July 24, 2020 —AOAC […]

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AOAC to Implement In Silico Analysis in Evaluation of Coronavirus Test Kits

June 23, 2020

AOAC INTERNATIONAL is breaking new ground in method validation by implementing in silico analysis in its recently-launched project to evaluate and certify the performance of test kits that detect the […]

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