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AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program: For Fats, Tallows and Grease

EPTIS factsheet 121508 | Last revision 2017-08-17 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts121508 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts121508

PT provider
PT provider American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Product groups Agriculture
Food and drink
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Fats, edible Solid Fat Content AOCS Cd 16-93 (NMR)
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
Fatty Acids, Free AOCS Ca 5a-40
Colour, Lovibond AOCS Cc 13e-92**
Solid Fat Index AOCS Cd 10-57
Monoglycerides User Specified
Melting Point, Capillary AOCS Cc 1-25**
Colour, AOCS Method AOCS Cc 13b-45
Dropping Point, Mettler AOCS Cc 18-80
Active Oxygen Method or Oxygen Stability Index AOCS Cd 12-57 or Cd 12b-92*
Tallows and Grease Moisture AOCS Ca 2c-25 or Ca 2b-38
Fatty Acids, Free AOCS Ca 5a-40
Titer AOCS Cc 12-59
Colour, Refined and Bleached AOCS Cc 8d-55
Insoluble impurities AOCS Ca 3-46
Unsaponifiable matter AOCS Ca 6a-40
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depends on series. Contact provider for cost
Regularly operated Yes (Depends on Series)
Year of first operation
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
P.O.Box 61803, 2710 So. Boulder Dr.
61802 Urbana, Illinois
United States

Phone: +1-217-359-2344
Fax: +1-217-351-8091
Web: http://www.aocs.org http://www.aocs.org
Dawn Shepard
Phone: +1-217-693-4810
Fax: +1-217-351-8091
Email: dawns@aocs.org dawns@aocs.org
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Mr George W. Latimer, Jr.. Mr George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21