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Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in collaboration … more

Botanical Oils Containing Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Chemical Sciences Division has developed a collaborative program with the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the National … more

Saw Palmetto Dietary Supplement Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

Two Standard Reference Materials containing saw palmetto, SRM 3250 Serenoa repens (Fruit) and SRM 3251 Serenoa repens Extract, have been developed … more

Multivitamin/Multielement Dietary Supplement SRM
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Chemical Sciences Division has produced SRM 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets for use as a control by laboratories making vitamin or … more

Bitter Orange Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

Three bitter orange-containing Standard Reference Materials have been developed as part of the Chemical Science Division's program to produce SRMs … more

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The … more

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 10/19/2012

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more

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