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Reference materials

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An SRM for Measuring Arsenic in Shellfish

NIST has developed many environmentally relevant Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) over the years, including whale blubber, fish and mussel tissues, human


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Macromolecular Architectures

There is always a degree of uncertainty surrounding measurements of polymeric materials, especially complex mixtures with varying distributions in chemistry

Microplastic and Nanoplastic Metrology

The mission of the Micro and Nanoplastic (MNP) Metrology Project is to assist regulators in assessing the human health and environmental risks associated with


Characterization of Reference Material 8210: Hemp Plant

Colleen E. Bryan Sallee, Walter Brent Wilson, Charles Barber, Monique Johnson, Jenna Klingsick, Jerome Mulloor, Blaza Toman, Elena Wood, Laura Wood, Andrea Yarberry
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Reference Material (RM) 8210 Hemp Plant delivers non certified values for cannabinoids and toxic

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