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Optimization of the Standard Addition Method (SAM) Using
Last Updated Date: 02/25/2015

The standard addition method (SAM) was first described by oceanographers in 1955 to overcome matrix effects in the determination of strontium in … more

Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Development of Standards for the World Meteorological Organization, Global Atmosphere Watch Program
Last Updated Date: 02/12/2015

The presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which include hydrocarbons, monoterpenes and oxygenates, in the atmosphere has become important … more

New Gas Standard Reference Materials to Support the Automotive Industry
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2015

The American Industry/Government Emissions Research (AIGER) Consortium is working to facilitate the automobile industry meeting more stringent 2003 … more

Development of a Standard Reference Material for Vitamin D in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2015

The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency within the general population is an area of concern. Vitamin D status is generally assessed by … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 02/10/2015

Vitamins are essential to normal functioning of the human body because they serve as co-factors for important biological processes. Deficiencies in … more

Reference Measurement Procedures and Materials for Creatinine
Last Updated Date: 02/09/2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing problem in the U.S., and current estimates suggest that more than 20 million Americans are affected by … more

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 02/09/2015

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more

SRMs for Organic Contaminants in Human Serum, Milk, and Urine
Last Updated Date: 02/06/2015

NIST and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating to develop seven new SRMs to meet the expanding needs for the … more

Development of SRMs for Accurate Assessment of Exposure to Toxic Elements and Anions
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2015

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Centers for Disease Control … more

Development of SRM 2669 for Accurate Assessment of Arsenic Exposure
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has … more

Development of SRM 955c Lead in Caprine Blood
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Environmental and occupational exposure to toxic metals is assessed through whole blood analysis. Due to advances in measurement technology, … more

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The … more

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

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