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Standard Reference Materials

NIST supports accurate and compatible measurements by certifying and providing over 1200 Standard Reference Materials® with well-characterized composition or properties, or both.

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Indigestion? Try Some Ginger

What: SRM 3398 is a ground powder prepared from ginger rhizomes. A unit of SRM 3398 consists of 5 packets of material, each containing approximately 1.6 g of

Are Your Particles Charged?

What: SRMs 1992 and 1993 are new standards developed in a partnership with the European Commission Joint Research Centre to address a critical need for

Small Creatures, Big Health Impact!

What: RM 8037 is a reference material that consists of oil made from Antarctic krill. Each unit of RM 8037 contains three tins, each with approximately 4.5 mL

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