Our Performance Tested Methods (PTM) program helps companies and their customers safeguard their businesses, mitigate risk, and protect consumers through trusted, reliable testing methods and products. Search Performance Tested Methods >
The PTM program provides independent third-party review and certification for proprietary test method performance. The certification mark assures users that an independent assessment found that test method performance meets an appropriate standard for its intended use.
The PTM program process is:
Launching in October 2021, the Reviewed and Recognized SM (R2) validation program is designed to evaluate performance claims on “application notes”, or instructions for use that describe how an instrument or analytical equipment can be used to detect, quantify or identify specified analytes in matrices. Functionally, the R2 program will operate very similarly to the AOAC RI Performance Tested Methods (PTM) program. Learn more >
Contributing Membership is a non-voting membership category created for the AOAC Research Institute. The AOAC Research Institute Advisory Council comprises representatives of the Contributing Member organizations in good standing. Join as a Contributing Member now.
Annual dues are $5,000.00 USD and benefits include:
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