October 6, 2021

DEADLINE: November 3, 2021

AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) announces the availability of the following draft Standard Method Performance Requirements® (SMPRs®) for public comment: A2 Beta Casein in Infant Formula and Adult Nutritionals

Comment Process

The public comment period is open through Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Comments will be compiled and reviewed, and the documents may be revised, if necessary, based on comments received.

Comment Guidelines

  1. For specific comments, state the line number and/or range of line numbers in each document for which the comment applies.
  2. Provide rationale as to why the editor should consider the comment.
  3. Specify if the comment is an editorial, content, or disagreement comment.
    • Editorial comments provide additional clarification or correct typographical errors. Please suggest alternative wording or typographical corrections.
    • Content-related comments provide technical clarity and comprehensiveness. Please suggest the appropriate technical language. Documents will be reviewed by AOAC for technical accuracy and clarity.
    • Disagreement comments reflect a perspective on content documented/undocumented in the drafts. Please provide language that document the perspective or position.

All comments are due by November 3, 2021. The AOAC editorial team will address all questions and reserves the right not to accept comments received after the deadline.

For technical information on how to provide comments, contact Delia Boyd, AOAC Senior Manager, at [email protected] or 301-924-7077 ext. 126.