1.1 This guide is intended as a reference to assist ASTM technical committees and subcommittees addressing quality statements in product specifications under their jurisdiction.
1.2 It is recognized that quality provisions are not required in every standard specification. Lack of a quality provision does not indicate a deficiency in the standard.
1.3 This guide addresses the following areas and provides a check list of factors to be considered for each topic: calibration and measurement; inspection and testing; handling, storage, preservation, and shipping; nonconforming materials; and documentation.
1.4 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
ASTM voluntary consensus standards; Calibration; Conformance; Documentation; Material handling; Measurement processes; Nonconformance; Precision; Quality assurance; Quality provision statements; Sampling; Specifications; Storage; Tolerances; Traceability; ASTM standard specification quality statements, guide;
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