Charles Metcalfe participated in the AOAC Expert Review Panel (ERP) to review methods for “Analysis of Aloin A and B in Aloe Vera Raw Materials and Finished Products”

The method submitted by Herablife was selected for First Action Status. The process for First Action Methods is shown below.

Official First Action Method

  •  ERPs continue to monitor for two years, until method is either advanced or removed from system (period is extendable for active data collection)
  •  ERP recommends Final Action to OMB (Official Methods Board)
  •  OMB grants Final Action status