Free Access to ASTM Committee E30 on Forensic Science's Standards
The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has entered into a contract with ASTM International that gives 30,000 public criminal justice agencies free access to standards published under ASTM Technical Committee E30 on Forensic Science. This agreement applies to the following stakeholder groups:
- OSAC Members & Affiliates – approximately 750 individuals
- NIST and Federal/State/Local Crime Laboratories – approximately 412 laboratories
- Public Defenders Offices – approximately 6,000 offices
- Law Enforcement Agencies – approximately 18,000 offices
- Prosecutor Offices – approximately 3,000 offices
- Medical Examiner/Coroners Offices – approximately 3,000 offices
For access, click the "ASTM Standards Access" button at the top of this page to enter the ASTM Compass website, where you can search standards by standard number, title or keyword.
Access ASTM E30 Standards for Forensic Science with these detailed instructions.
American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) Standards Board (ASB)
The AAFS Standards Board (ASB) is an ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization with the purpose of providing accessible, high quality science based consensus forensic standards.
American Dental Association (ADA)
Free access to ADA Standards and Technical Publications related to Forensic Science
ADA 1088-2017 Human Identification by Comparative Dental Analysis is now available as a free download from the ADA E-Catalog. This ADA Technical Report is made available free of charge and license-free to not-for-profit and other non-commercial entities provided it is not used for commercial purposes.