August 2, 2023

The AOAC Heavy Metals Working Group recently completed its review, revision, and reconciliation of public comments of the SMPR for the Determination of Trace Elemental Contaminants in Food and Beverages; and is now open for voting. 

Voting Process

The public comment period for this SMPR was open through July 2023. Comments were compiled and reviewed by the Working Group Chairs, Christopher Smith and Stephane Dubascoux. Based on the comments received from the community during this public comment period, the document was revised to reconcile those comments.

To review the final draft SMPR and to cast your vote, please follow this link. Voting will be open through Friday, September 1, 2023.

AOAC encourages the sharing and distribution of this document and link for voting. For questions, please contact Allison Baker.

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