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#1 ValTap

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Posted 13 January 2021 - 04:38 PM

Hi all! Does anyone know where I can search to find a lab that is certified in a particular AOAC method? Our lab has lost use of a piece of equipment temporarily, and our backup lab does not offer this method. However, we have a customer who is requiring the test. Any points in the right direction would be greatly appreciated! 



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Posted 13 January 2021 - 04:45 PM

What are the tests that you need? Also what state?


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 04:48 PM

AOAC 2008.06 for Fat in fully cooked chicken products. The samples will be coming out of Alabama, but we can ship anywhere.



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Posted 13 January 2021 - 05:00 PM

One of the best labs:

 

https://www.merieuxn...ciences.com/us/

 

Contact them and look up your options.


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 05:05 PM

Agree! They are great! They're our primary.  :giggle:  They are reaching out from their end, but I'm also searching on my own as well. We're not having luck here. 



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Posted 13 January 2021 - 05:15 PM

Try:

 

Certified Laboratories https://certified-laboratories.com/

 

Q Laboratories https://www.qlaboratories.com/

 

FSNS Laboratories http://fsns.com/

 

Eurofins Scientific https://www.eurofins.com/

 

In no particular order....


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 05:19 PM

I've reached out to most of those, and so far no luck while waiting on responses from others.

 

That's why I'm curious about another database or a place to search certifications for other options. 



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Posted 13 January 2021 - 06:36 PM

Here you are

https://www.fsis.usd...pdf?MOD=AJPERES


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 06:36 PM

My understanding is that you can look at a member directory here:

https://www.aoac.org/


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