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Quality Management System

NIST measurement services, including reference materials, quality assurance programs and calibrations, operate under the auspices of the NIST quality manual QM-I as described by the NIST quality website at: https://www.nist.gov/nist-quality-system. The NIST Quality System for Measurement Services is based on the ISO/IEC 17025 (General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories) and includes the requirements of ISO 17034 (General requirements for the competence of reference material producers), ISO/IEC 17043 (General requirements for proficiency testing) and ISO/TS 8000 (Data quality) as they apply to the various measurement services that NIST deliver.

Created July 30, 2020, Updated August 17, 2020