Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


Search Publications by

Search Title, Abstract, Conference, Citation, Keyword or Author
Displaying 26 - 50 of 88

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a Coal Tar Standard Reference Material - SRM 1597a Updated

July 20, 2010
Stephen A. Wise, Dianne L. Poster, Stefan D. Leigh, Catherine A. Rimmer, Stephanie Mossner, Patricia Schubert, Lane C. Sander, Michele M. Schantz
SRM 1597 Complex Mixture of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Coal Tar, originally issued in 1987, was recently reanalyzed and reissued as SRM 1597a with 34 certified, 46 reference, and 12 information concentrations for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Marine Mammal Blubber Reference and Control Materials for Use in the Determination of Halogenated Organic Compounds and Fatty Acids

March 19, 2010
John R. Kucklick, Michele M. Schantz, Rebecca S. Pugh, Barbara J. Porter, Dianne L. Poster, Paul R. Becker, Teresa Rowles, Stefan D. Leigh, Stephen A. Wise
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a diverse collection of control materials derived from marine mammal blubber, fat, and serum. Standard Reference Material (SRM) 1945 Organics in Whale Blubber was recertified for polychlorinated

Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory (CSTL) 2009 Annual Report

November 17, 2009
Willie E. May, Richard R. Cavanagh, Dianne L. Poster, Michael D. Amos
CSTL is entrusted with building, sustaining, and maximizing the chemical measurement system that is criticial to chemical technological innovation, economic competitiveness and new job growth for the benefit of the Nation.

Fish-Related Standard Reference Materials

February 1, 2009
Michele M. Schantz, Steven J. Christopher, William C. Davis, Russell D. Day, Jennifer M. Lynch, John R. Kucklick, Stephen E. Long, Elizabeth A. Mackey, Barbara J. Porter, Dianne L. Poster, Katherine E. Sharpless, Gregory C. Turk, Stephen A. Wise
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed four Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) related to the monitoring of contaminants in fish and marine mammals: SRM 1588b Organics in Cod Liver Oil, SRM 1945 Organics in Whale Blubber

Description and Results of 2002 Organic Intercomparison ExercisesExercise Materials: Fish Homogenate V (QA02FSH5) Marine Sediment XI (QA02SED11)

October 16, 2008
Michele M. Schantz, John Kucklick, Reenie M. Parris, Dianne L. Poster, Stephen Wise
In support of marine monitoring measurement programs, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducts yearly interlaboratory comparison exercises to provide one mechanism for participating laboratories/monitoring programs to evaluate the

Spotlighting NIST Standard Reference Materials - New Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2585 Organic Contaminants in House Dust to Support Exposure Assessment Measurements

June 1, 2007
Michele M. Schantz, Jennifer M. Lynch, John R. Kucklick, Dianne L. Poster, H M. Stapleton, S S. Vander Pol, Stephen A. Wise
House dust originates from both internal and external sources and has been identified as one of the primary sources of lead exposure for children ( House dust is also a repository for pesticides, flame retardants, and other