This publication is intended to provide guidance for companies collecting method validation data for food gas monograph submission or updates. It also provides guidance for companies collecting data to support the use of alternate test methods to those in the compendia or those collecting data to support the use of methods to test for gases not listed in the Food Chemical Codex (FCC) compendia.
This publication is not intended to require validation of a food gas method that does not have an FCC monograph.
This guideline is intended to meet the requirements of General Information/Validation of Food Chemical Codex Methods in the FCC.
This publication does not include information on the structure of a validation protocol and report. For more information on these topics see CGA M-6, Standard for Analytical Method Validation .