ASB Announces New Standards for Public Comment

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The public comment period has opened for the following documents (comment periods close August 6, 2018):

Re-circulation—ASB Best Practice Recommendation 037, Guidelines for Opinions and Testimony in Forensic Toxicology, First Edition

Please visit the Notification of Standard Development and Coordination area of the AAFS Standards Board website to view the comment resolutions from the initial public comment periods, the updated documents, and redline versions of the documents.

Please note that comments on a recirculation will only be accepted on revised sections of a document; comments made to text not revised from the original public comment period will not be accepted.

ASB Standard 038, Standard for Internal Validation of Forensic DNA Analysis Methods, First Edition

Please visit the Notification of Standard Development and Coordination area of the AAFS Standards Board website to view the draft document and to provide comments.

The comment template can also be downloaded from the website. Please send any questions to