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Food Safety/Nutrition/Cosmetics Portal
Programs and Projects
Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more
Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more
Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements
The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The … more
Fundamental Chemical Metrology
The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more
Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more
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