ASTM WK44550

    Revision of D5900 - 13 Standard Specification for Physical and Chemical Properties of Industry Reference Materials (IRM)

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    Active Standard: D5900 - 16

    Developed by Subcommittee: D11.20 | Committee D11 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    D5900 specifies the Physical and Chemical properties of Industrial Reference Materials (IRM). The IRM 3-TBBS inventory has been depleted and needs to be replenished. However, after checking with a number of suppliers ( 8) not one is able to produce TBBS within the current IRM 3 specifications (D5900 - Table 3). Therefore, a survey of the market was conducted which resulted in the committee wanting to update the IRM 3 specifications to align with current TBBS production.


    industry reference materials; IRM; reference materials;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    D. Thomas Marsh

    Draft Under Development