ASTM Committee E41 on Laboratory Apparatus was formed in 1976. E41 meets twice a year, usually in May and November, with about 10 members attending a one day meeting at ASTM Headquarters. The Committee, with a current membership of approximately 70, has jurisdiction over 79 standards, published in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 14.04. E41 has 2 technical subcommittees that maintain jurisdiction over these standards. Information on this subcommittee structure and E41's portfolio of approved standards and Work Items under development are available from the List of Subcommittees and Standards. These standards have and continue to play a preeminent role in all aspects general laboratory apparatus.