Official Methods Awards Guidelines

Selection criteria, process, and details on various Official Methods Awards

Technical Division on Reference Materials Student Award Policy

Eligibility, submissions, criteria, and selection of candidates for the Ines Cereijo AOAC INTERNATIONAL TDRM Student Award.   Updated November 22, 2022.

Section Meeting Development and Marketing Guide

Uploaded February 1, 2024 Guidance on how to plan and promote an AOAC INTERNATIONAL Section meeting.

Technical Bulletin 2021-001

Technical bulletins are designed to clarify or supplement existing method validation guidance. Upon the development or revision of validation guidelines, this information as relevant, will be incorporated accordingly. Technical bulletins are approved […]

AOAC SMPR® 2024.001

AOAC SMPR® 2024.001 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Selected Pesticides in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources

AOAC SMPR® 2023.006

AOAC SMPR® 2023.006 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for Vanillin, Ethyl Vanillin, Methyl Vanillin, and Coumarin in Infant Formulas and Their Ingredients

AOAC SMPR® 2023.005

AOAC SMPR® 2023.005 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Determination of Heavy Metals in Cannabis-Containing Beverages

AOAC SMPR® 2023.004

AOAC SMPR® 2023.004 Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Selected Residual Solvents in Color Additives from Crop-Based Sources

AOAC SMPR® 2023.003

Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Produce, Beverages, Dairy Products, Eggs, Seafood, Meat Products, and Feed

AOAC SMPR® 2023.001

Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs) for Determination of Pesticides in Cannabis-Containing Beverages

AOAC SMPR® 2023.002

Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Teas, Herbal Infusions, Dried Herbs, Seed Spices, Honey, and Botanical Dietary Supplements and Ingredients

AOAC SMPR® 2022.006

Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Acrylamide in Potato Products, Baby Food, Bread, Other Cereal and Bakery Products, Cocoa Products, Coffee, Tea, Herbs and Spices (Including Their Extracts and Mixtures), […]

AOAC SMPR® 2022.004

Standard Method Performance Requirements (SMPRs®) for Determination of Fatty Acids Which Are Esterified at the SN-2 Position (Beta) of the Triacylglycerol Molecules in Infant and Adult/ Pediatric Nutritional Formula

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    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

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