The Selection and use of Reference Materials (2002)


The aim of this paper is to provide a short, simple and user-friendly guide for laboratories, and accreditation and certification bodies. It employs mainly ISO and VIM definitions and provides references to other more comprehensive and expert texts. It is intended to provide help for the inexperienced rather than the expert and necessarily simplifies some topics. It includes discussion and clarification of some misunderstood issues. Although based on the requirements of chemical measurement, it is intended to be also of use in other areas of measurement.


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