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AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program

EPTIS factsheet 121508 | Last revision 2019-09-05 | 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
Remarks Proficiency testing program in existence for over 100 years. Program offers over 40 series and meets ISO 17025 accreditation requirements for proficiency testing Reports are generated using an ISO 13528 statistical package and contain consensus means, Z - scores and kernel density plots. Samples are sent quarterly and there is a proficiency and ranking report at the end of each year.
Keywords
Product groups Agriculture
Food and drink
Reference materials
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Materials evaluation
Sampling
Sensory testing
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Fats, edible Solid Fat Content AOCS Cd 16-81
AOCS Cd 16b-93
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Colour, Lovibond AOCS Cc 13e-92**
Monoglycerides User Specified
Melting Point, Capillary AOCS Cc 1-25**
Colour, AOCS Method AOCS Cc 13b-45
Dropping Point, Mettler AOCS Cc 18-80
OSI AOCS Cd 12b-92**
Tallow 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
Oilseed Meal Crude fiber AOCS Ba 6-84
Moisture AOCS Ba 6-84
Nitrogen AOCS Ba 4d-90
AOCS Ba 4e-93
Oil AOCS Ba 3-38
Unground Soybean Meal Ash AOCS Ba 5a-49**
Crude fiber AOCS Ba 6-84
Moisture AOCS Ba 2a-38
Nitrogen AOCS Ba 4d-90
AOCS Ba 4e-93
Oil (Petroleum Ether) AOCS Ba 3-38
Urease activity AOCS Ba 9-58
Peanut Foreign Matter AOCS Ab 1-49
Free Fatty Acids AOCS Ab 5-49
Moisture AOCS Ab 2-49
Nitrogen AOCS Ab 4-91
AOCS Ba 4e-93
Oil AOCS Ab 3-38
Soybeans Crude fiber AOCS Ba 6-48
Free fatty acids AOCS Ac 5-41
Moisture AOCS Ac 2-41
Nitrogen AOCS Ac 4-91 or Ba 4e-93
Oil AOCS Ac 3-44
Cholesterol Cholesterol AOAC 994.10
Gas Chromatography Fatty acid composition AOCS Ce 1a-13
Iodine value (calculated) AOCS Cd 1c-85
GOED Nutraceutical Oils Acid value AOCS Cd 3d-63
p Anisidine value AOCS Cd 18-90
Fatty acid composition AOCS Cd 1i-07 or GOED Monograph
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
Trace Metals in Oil Copper, Iron, Nickel AOCS Ca 18-79
Fish Meal Acid value AOCS Cd 3d-63
Ash AOCS Ba 5a-49
Crude Protein AOCS Ba 4d-90
AOCS Ba 4e-93
Moisture AOCS Ba 2a-38
Nitrogen AOAC 920.03
Oil (Petroleum Ether) AOCS Ba 3-38
Pepsin digestibility AOAC 971.09
Marine Oil p Anisidine value AOCS Cd 18-90
Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Gardner color AOCs Td 1a-64**
Insoluble impurities AOCS Ca 3a-46
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Lovibond color AOCS CC 13b-45**
Moisture AOCS Ca 2b-38
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
Marine Oil Fatty Acid Profile Fatty acid composition AOCS Ce 1b-89
AOCS Ce 1i-07
Soybean Oil Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Lovibond color AOCS Cc 13e-92**
Neutral oil AOCS Ca 9f-37
Olive Oil Chemistry Delta K AOCS Ch 5-91 + more
Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
Diaglycerols ISO 29822
Fatty acid composition AOCS Ch 2-91 + more
Triglycerides with ECN42 AOCS Ch 1-91 + more
Biophenols COI/T.20/ Doc.29-2009
Sterols AOCS Ch 6-91 + more
Stigmastadienes AOCS Cd 26-96 + more
Waxes AOCS Ch 8-82 + more
Palm Oil Cloud point P4.3 PORIM
Free fatty acids P2.5 PORIM
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Lovibond color P4.1 PORIM
Slip melting point P4.2 PORIM
Solid fat content AOCS Cd 16b-93
AOCS Cd 16-81
Vegetable Oil for Color Color AOCS Cc 13b-45
NIOP Fats and Oil AOCS color AOCS Cc 13b-45
Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Mass/unit volume AOCS Cc 10c-95
Saponification value AOCS Cd 3-25
Specialty Oils p-Anisidine value AOCS Cd 18-90
Fatty acid composition AOCS Cd 1i-07
Free fatty acids AOCS Ca 5a-40
Iodine value AOCS Cd 1d-92
Moisture AOCS Ca 2b-38
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90
trans Fatty Acid Content Total trans by GC AOCS Cd 1h-05
Total trans by IR AOCS Cd 14-95
Solid Fat Content by NMR Solid fat content AOCS Cd 16b-93
Aflatoxin Peanut Paste, Corn Meal, Pistachio and Almond, Peanut Paste Test Kit, Corn Meal Test Kit Individual and total aflatoxins User Specified
Phosphorus in Oil PHOSPHORUS Ca 12-55
Nutritional Labeling Fatty acid composition Ce 1j-07
Minerals AOAC 985.35 or 984.27
Total fat User Specified
Total protein User Specified
Vitamin A AOAC 992.04 or 992.06**
Vitamin D AOAC 992.26**
Vitamin E AOAC 992.03**
Feed Microscopy Ingredient ID by Optical Microscope AAFCO Terminology
Olive Oil Sensory Testing Sensory evaluation of olive oil IOC Guidelines
DDGS from Corn Meal Ash User Specified
Crude fat AOAC 920.39 or 945.16
Crude fiber AOAC 978.10 or AOCS Ba 6a-05
Moisture NFTA 2.2.2.5
Protein AOAC 990.03 or 2001.11
Fumonisin Levels User Specified
Mixed Pulse Meals (bean and pea protein) Crude protein AOCS Ba 4e-93
Moisure and volatile matter AOCS Ba 2b-82 or Ba 2a-38
Ash AoCS ba 5a-49
Fat AOCS Am 2-93
Crude fiber AOCS Ba 6a-05 or Ba 6-84
Dietary Fiber User Specified
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Analytical chemists, agricultural labs, food labs, neutraceutical labs. marine product labs
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 500
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 or visit website www.aocs.org/lpp
Regularly operated Yes (Quarterly)
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: +1-217-693-4810
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, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
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Application version: 1.21