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Cannabis Facility Security

Three new ASTM International standards aim to support security for cannabis businesses. The... more

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Medical

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8 Standards for the Air We Breathe

Humanity’s concerns over the negative effects of air pollution have existed for centuries. In A.D. 61, the Roman statesman Seneca wrote about “the... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

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Forensic Training on Paint, Tape Evidence

Two new ASTM International guides could help train forensic analysts to conduct trace evidence examinations on materials rarely seen in criminal... more
Industry Sectors: 
Chemicals

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Auditing Cannabis Businesses

A new ASTM International standard provides voluntary guidelines for establishing and conducting audits of cannabis businesses. The organization’s... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

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Test for Phthalates in Resilient Flooring

A new ASTM International standard aims to help those involved in manufacturing and selling resilient flooring to test for ortho-phthalate content... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Metals & Materials

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Evaluation of Roof Assembly Changes

ASTM International’s building performance committee ( E06 ) is developing a proposed standard ( WK70955 ) that will help evaluate potential impacts... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction

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Improving Silica Quality

A new ASTM International standard aims to improve the quality of precipitated silica, which is used as a filler ingredient for rubber. ASTM... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

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Women’s Softball Mask Standard

ASTM International’s sports equipment, playing surfaces, and facilities committee ( F08 ) has begun developing a standard on defensive masks for... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety