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    ASTM F2463 - 15(2021)

    Standard Terminology for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Systems

    Active Standard ASTM F2463 | Developed by Subcommittee: F10.50

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.12


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology contains related definitions and descriptions of terms used or likely to be used in livestock, meat, and poultry evaluation standards. The purpose of terminology is to promote clear understanding and interpretation of the standards in which they are used.

    1.2 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F2340 Specification for Developing and Validating Prediction Equation(s) or Model(s) Used in Connection with Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Device(s) or System(s) to Determine Value

    F2341 Practice for User Requirements for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Devices or Systems

    F2342 Specification for Design and Construction of Composition or Quality Constituent Measuring Devices or Systems

    F2343 Test Method for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Devices

    F2717 Guide for Development of an Independent Third-Party Verification of Reference Materials

    F2925 Specification for Tenderness Marketing Claims Associated with Meat Cuts Derived from Beef


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.65 (Agriculture (Vocabularies)); 65.020.30 (Animal husbandry and breeding); 67.120.01 (Animal produce in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2463-15R21

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2463-15(2021), Standard Terminology for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Systems, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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