SPDS ERP Review-May 2015

MEMORANDUM

May 29 , 2015

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AOAC O FFICIAL M ETHODS B OARD

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D AWN F RAZIER , AOAC E XECUTIVE FOR S CIENTIFIC B USINESS D EVELOPMENT C HRISTOPHER D ENT , AOAC S TANDARDS D EVELOPMENT C OORDINATOR

S UBJECT : AOAC Stakeholder Panel on Dietary Supplements (SPDS): Expert Review Panel Applications for Set 1 Ingredients ____________________________________________________________________________ BACKGROUND: As per AOAC’s contract with the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements (NIH-ODS Contract No. HHSN263201300015C), AOAC will convene an expert review panel to review methods submitted purporting to meet the Standard Method Performance Requirements Ⓡ developed by the SPDS Working Groups and approved by the SPDS Stakeholder Panel. The contract calls for one joint ERP for each set of ingredients. F if teen (1 5 ) applications have been submitted to review methods submitted to be weighed against the SMPRs for Set 1 ingredients, with some demonstrating expertise in multiple ingredients.

· Anthocyanins ( 10 experts) · Chondroitin ( 10 experts) · PDE5 Inhibitors ( 8 experts)

The approved ERP will consider the candidate methods for potential First Action Official Methods Ⓡ Status.

RECOMMENDATION FOR ACTION BY THE AOAC OFFICIAL METHODS BOARD:

Review the attached applications and consider the appropriate membership for the SPDS Set 1 Expert Review Panel.

ATTACHMENTS: 1. Completed Set 1 ERP Applications with attached CVs

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