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SRM NIST Standard Reference Materials Catalog, January 2010

Published

Author(s)

Regina R. Montgomery, Joan C. Sauerwein

Abstract

NIST Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) are used by industry, government, and academia to ensure the highest quality measurements. This catalog lists over 1100 individual reference materials produced and sold by NIST, each with carefully assigned values for chemical composition and physical properties. SRMs find use in calibrating instruments and in assuring the long-term integrity of quality assurance programs. They are also key mechanisms for verifying important measurement results and in developing new measurement methods. SRMs provide users with tools to assist in establishing traceability to measurement results to NIST. Each SRM comes carefully packaged with documentation containing assigned values with stated uncertainties and a material safety data sheet, if applicable. Details on use, stability, and NIST analytical methods are also included.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1104
Report Number
1104

Keywords

Standard Reference Materials, Reference Material, NIST, Measurement Services, Catalog, SRMs, RMs, Radioactivity, Industrial Materials, Environmental, Physical Properties, Engineering Materials, Industrial Hygiene, Food and Agriculture, Health and Clinical, High Purity Materials, Forensics

Citation

Montgomery, R. and Sauerwein, J. (2010), SRM NIST Standard Reference Materials Catalog, January 2010, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed March 3, 2024)
Created January 3, 2010, Updated June 24, 2021