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Certification of Elements in and Use of Standard Reference Material 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets



Gregory C. Turk, Katherine E. Sharpless, Steven J. Christopher, Danielle Cleveland, Russell D. Day, Stephen E. Long, Elizabeth A. Mackey, Anthony F. Marlow, Rick L. Paul, John R. Sieber, Rabia Oflaz, Laura J. Wood, Lee L. Yu, Rolf L. Zeisler, Stephen A. Wise, James H. Yen, E. Greene, J. Harnly, I-P Ho, Joseph M. Betz, R. Q. Thompson, Candace Jongsma


Standard Reference Material (SRM) 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets was issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2009 and has certified and reference mass fraction values for 13 vitamins, 26 elements, and 2 carotenoids. Elements were measured using two or more analytical methods at NIST with additional data contributed by collaborating laboratories. This reference material is expected to serve a dual purpose: to provide quality assurance in support of a database of dietary supplement products and to provide a means for analysts, dietary supplement manufacturers, and researchers to assess the appropriateness and validity of their analytical methods and the accuracy of their results.
Journal of Aoac International


standard reference material, element, multivitamin


Turk, G. , Sharpless, K. , Christopher, S. , Cleveland, D. , Day, R. , Long, S. , Mackey, E. , Marlow, A. , Paul, R. , Sieber, J. , Oflaz, R. , Wood, L. , Yu, L. , Zeisler, R. , Wise, S. , Yen, J. , Greene, E. , Harnly, J. , Ho, I. , Betz, J. , , R. and Jongsma, C. (2013), Certification of Elements in and Use of Standard Reference Material 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets, Journal of Aoac International, [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created December 2, 2013, Updated January 27, 2020