§ 5712. Test Methods
(a) The laboratory shall develop, implement, and validate test methods for the analyses of
samples as required under this division.
(b) To the extent practicable, the laboratory test methods shall comport with the following
(1) US Food and Drug Administration’s Bacterial Analytical Manual, 2016;
(2) AOAC International’s Official Methods of Analysis for Contaminant Testing of AOAC
International, 20th Edition, 2016; and
(3) United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary’s Methods of Analysis for
Contaminant Testing, 2016.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104
and 26110, Business and Professions Code.