Significance and Use
In this guide, the planning, conduct, and completion of the independent verification, and other related details are addressed.
The ITPV is intended to assist manufacturers, users, and regulating authorities in ensuring the accuracy of a reference material with a high level of confidence.
1.1 This guide covers the significance and use, planning, conduct and completion of an independent third-party verification referenced in Test Method F 2343.
1.2 In this guide, independent third-party verification (ITPV) is defined as the evaluation of the conceptual and technical soundness a design or outcome being reviewed by one or more independent third party (ITPV) qualified by their education, training, and experience in the same discipline, or closely related field of science, to judge the worthiness of the design or assess the design’s likelihood of achieving the intended objectives and anticipated outcomes.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, 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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F2343 Test Method for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Devices
U.S. Department of Environmental Protection
EPA/100/B-06/002 EPA Peer Review Handbook
evaluation systems; independent third-party verification; ITPV; livestock; meat;
ICS Number Code 19.020 (Test conditions and procedures in general)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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