Standard Withdrawn, No replacement   Last Updated: Feb 12, 2014
ASTM E2028-99(2005)

Standard Practice for Receiving, Testing and Reporting Results of Investigation of Metal, Ore, or Metal Related Samples that Are or May Be Involved in Litigation (Withdrawn 2014)

Significance and Use

This practice sets guidelines for the receiving, testing and reporting of result of the investigation of metal, ores and related materials that may constitute evidence that is or may become involved in litigation. It outlines procedures to be followed to document the nature and condition of the evidence, the planning and performance of the testing, and actions that involve altering the nature or condition of the evidence.


1.1 This practice covers the procedures to be used for receiving, testing and reporting results of investigation of metals, ores, related materials or samples thereof that have been the subject of an incident that is or is reasonably expected to be the subject of litigation.

1.2 This practice was developed particularly for cases involving civil litigation, however it can be applied to criminal cases where it does not conflict with applicable laws and regulations.

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