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Programs and Projects
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

Bitter Orange Standard Reference Materials

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

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

Botanical Oils Containing Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids

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

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

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