The organization is committed to being a proactive, worldwide provider and facilitator in the development, use, and harmonization of validated analytical methods and laboratory quality assurance programs and services.
AOAC International serves to its members and the communities of analytical sciences by providing the tools and processes necessary for community stakeholders to collaborate and, through consensus building, develop fit-for-purpose methods and services for ensuring quality measurements.
This is AOAC’s mission. Leveraging the knowledge, experience, and expertise of more than 3000 members with one-third of its members outside the United States, AOAC has developed a proven model to achieve its mission and vision and bring value to the analytical communities that it serves.
AOAC encompasses 16 sections worldwide, representing four continents and over 90 countries outside of the United States. Sections provide opportunities for technical individuals likes scientists, industry professionals, academia, analytical experts and others to share information, build professional contacts, expand leadership skills and gain practical management experience.