Online access to the Official methods of Analysis of the AOAC

Published on
August 7, 2019

You now have online access to the official methods of analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists. The Official Methods of Analysis is an international collection of chemical and microbiological methods.

Find analytical methods on food and agricultural products used worldwide

At Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) you can search for analytical methods for food and agricultural products used worldwide.

You can use the following options to search for methods:

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Many methods are adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Dairy Federation (IDF), the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), and the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

The database contains over 2,800 collaboratively tested and internationally recognized methods. New and revised methods are added to the database as soon as they are approved.

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