Official Methods and recommended Practices of the AOCS, 7th Edition
Since the 1920s, the global fats and oils industry has relied on the analytical integrity of the Official Methods and Recommended Practices of the AOCS. The AOCS has set the standard for analytical methods critical to processing, trading, utilizing, and evaluating fats, oils, lipids, and related products. Worldwide acceptance has made the AOCS Methods a requirement wherever fats and oils are analyzed.
The Official Methods and Recommended Practices of the AOCS contains currently recognized methodology required for proficiency testing in the Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP), as well as AOCS Laboratory Certification. Additionally, AOCS methods are internationally recognized for trade, and several are listed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.