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Edible Fat

  • Frequency: Samples sent quarterly
  • Frequency: Print
The Edible Fat series contains eight (8) routine samples in the series (samples 01 through 08).

1st quarter samples: Margarine Oil and Vegetable Shortening
2nd quarter sample: Emulsified Shortening
3rd quarter sample: Vegetable Shortening
4th quarter samples: Emulsified Shortening and Vegetable Shortening

AOCS Color Red 
Capillary Melting Point*
Free Fatty Acids
Iodine Value
Lovibond Color*
Mettler Dropping Point
Peroxide Value
Solid Fat Content

Test Method
Cc 13b-45 or Cc 13j-97 
Cc 1-25
Ca 5a-40
Cd 1d-92
Cc 13e-92 or Cc 13j-97
Cc 18-80
Cd 12b-92
Cd 8b-90
Cd 16-81 or Cd 16b-93

*Optional test

A2LA Scope of Accreditation

The mission of LPP is to achieve analytical excellence and maintain peer performance of laboratory staff and equipment. Your participation may be sufficient for national and professional accreditation.

Samples are sent quarterly, allowing participants to evaluate progress and make appropriate adjustments throughout the year.  Participants then compare their results with a large cross-section of other laboratories utlizing the same methods and samples.

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    • International Rate - $452.50
    • US/Canada Rate - $340.00
  • Member Price:
    • International Rate - $402.50
    • US/Canada Rate - $320.00
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The Laboratory Proficiency Program year is July 1 - June 30. Rates listed online are prorated based on your enrollment quarter.

1st Quarter enrollments are between February 21 and May 20. Participants will receive samples for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th quarters.
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