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7 Ways Standards Help Make Summer Safer

When it’s summer in your region of the world, voluntary consensus standards from several ASTM... more

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Safety

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Back to the Moon

Space seems closer than ever. SpaceX continues testing rockets, and the company may carry out a manned launch this year. Commercial spaceflight... more
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Safety
Transportation

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Standardizing Space

Fifty years after the world watched in awe as man first set foot on the moon, plucky interstellar travelers like Voyager 1 and the Hubble Space... more
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Safety
Transportation

Update

Cannabis Safety and Quality

ASTM International’s cannabis committee ( D37 ) is developing a standard to analyze terpenes and cannabinoids in cannabis and cannabis extracts (... more
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Medical
Quality

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The Fight Against PFAS

Since the 1940s, manufacturers and consumers around the world have made use of the nonstick, stain-repellant, and waterproofing properties of PFAS (... more
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Environment

Infographic

Safer Fun

Download this infographic as a PDF... more
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Safety

Standards And Statistics

The Kilogram, Redefined

Q. Does the redefinition of the kilogram really mean that it will be possible to realize the International System of Units (SI) unit of mass at any... more
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Quality

President's Message

Consumer Voices Make a Difference

I remember shopping one afternoon with my son James, who was a year old at the time. He quickly tired of walking and insisted on riding “in the big...more
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Safety