Standardization News

ASTM International’s committee on pesticides, antimicrobials, and alternative control agents (E35) has approved a new standard that will be used to help mimic how surfaces are contaminated by... read more
A new ASTM International standard establishes an international symbol that will indicate that a product contains intoxicating cannabinoids. ASTM’s cannabis committee (D37) developed the standard for... read more
ASTM International’s 3D imaging systems committee (E57) is developing a proposed standard that will provide guidance for robotic bin-picking systems used for sorting, assembling, and packaging... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard will help advance the concept of lyophilization (freeze-drying) as it is used in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. ASTM’s committee on... read more
ASTM International’s plastic piping systems committee (F17) has approved a new standard test method that will help ensure polypropylene pressure piping materials are suitably resistant to the... read more
ASTM International’s resilient floor coverings committee (F06) has approved two new standards that define compositional and performance requirements for heterogeneous polyurethane flooring. The two... read more
ASTM International’s additive manufacturing (AM) technologies committee (F42) is developing a proposed standard that will help to control the cleanliness of metal powder feedstock used in AM... read more
ASTM International’s water committee (D19) is working to reinstate a standard used in the desalination (the removal of salts and other materials) of seawater. The proposed standard (WK80178)... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard will be used to aid physical integrity testing of single-use systems (SUS) in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. SUS equipment has become... read more
ASTM International’s composite materials committee (D30) is developing a proposed standard that will be used in the inspections of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite repairs to... read more

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