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AOCS Documents 

AOCS is proud to have cultivated its reputation and 100-year legacy of operating based on its established By-Laws, Code of Ethics, and Antitrust Policy.


AOCS By-Laws are regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to successfully carry out our Mission.

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Code of Ethics 

The AOCS does not discriminate against anyone seeking membership, so long as he/she is willing to adhere to the AOCS Code of Ethics.This Code has been adopted by the AOCS to define the rules of professional conduct for its members; it is signed by each applicant as a condition of membership.

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Antitrust Policy 

The American Oil ChemistsSociety (the "Society") intends to strictly comply with antitrust laws of the United States, all state governments and any other relevant governing authority (the "Antitrust Laws"), and in furtherance of this intention, proclaims the following Antitrust Policy:

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