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The protocol is applicable to all milk components including somatic cells. For microbiological parameters other standards, such as ISO 16140, apply. ISO 8196-3¦IDF 128-3:2009 is also applicable to the validation of new alternative methods where a limited number of analysts does not allow the organization of an interlaboratory study and ISO 8196-1¦IDF 128-1, therefore, does not apply.
ISO 8196-3¦IDF 128-3:2009 also establishes general principles of a procedure for granting international approvals of these alternative methods. These principles are based on the validation protocol defined in ISO 8196-3¦IDF 128-3:2009.