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Certification of Standard Reference Material® 2386 Avocado Powder



Melissa M. Phillips, Laura Wood, Joseph Browning, George Caceres, Grace Hahm, Mahboubeh Hanaee, Abigail Lee, Karen Murphy, Rabia Oflaz, Rick L. Paul, Benjamin Place, Jeanice "Brown Thomas ", James H. Yen


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released SRM 2386 Avocado Powder which has value assignment for over 70 analytes. This material is intended to be used for the evaluation of methods for the determination of elements, vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids, and proximates in this and similar matrices. The material was purchased pre-packaged from a commercial vendor and data was obtained from NIST and interlaboratory comparison exercises. A description of the material, sample preparations, results, and data analysis are discussed in the following report.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 260-213r1
Report Number


Amino Acids, Avocado, Elements, Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Fatty Acids, Moisture, Proximates, Reference Material, Water-Soluble Vitamins


Phillips, M. , Wood, L. , Browning, J. , Caceres, G. , Hahm, G. , Hanaee, M. , Lee, A. , Murphy, K. , Oflaz, R. , Paul, R. , Place, B. , "Brown Thomas ", J. and Yen, J. (2023), Certification of Standard Reference Material® 2386 Avocado Powder, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created October 18, 2023