Work Item
ASTM WK72638

New Guide for Intralaboratory Blind Quality Control Programs for Seized-Drug Analysis

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge and development of standards (test methods, guides, practices, classifications, and terminology) for, but not limited to, definitions, methods and standard reference materials for the collection, preservation, scientific examination, preparation and reports relating to physical evidence for forensic purposes; and the general practice of forensic science; and other areas as determined by the scope.
The activities of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM committees of ASTM and outside organizations having related interests.


quality assurance; intralaboratory comparison


No standard guidelines exist for seized drug blind quality control programs. The Guide will be used to assist forensic science service providers with setting up blind quality control programs. The users are quality managers and other management officials at forensic science service providers.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E30.01

Committee: E30

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-15-2020

Technical Contact: Melissa Hehir

Item: 008

Ballot: E30.01 (20-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item