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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 410. Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Agricultural Liming Materials Law

2VAC5-410-40. Methods of analysis and sampling.

Methods of analysis shall be those published by AOAC International (formerly the Association of Official Analytical Chemists) in "Official Methods of Analysis of AOAC International," 18th Edition, 2005.

AOAC Official Method

Sampling Procedures


Screen Analysis


Magnesium Analysis


Calcium Analysis


Calcium Carbonate Equivalent


Procedures used in sample preparation and analysis for enforcement of this chapter are available from:

AOAC International
481 North Frederick Avenue
Suite 500
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2417

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-3701 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-04-11 § 4, eff. May 28, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 7, eff. January 16, 2014.

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