Procedure for the evaluation of European Reference Materials CRMs

Process Responsability

European Reference Material project proposal

or

CRM replacement proposal

Any MoU partner

Discussion of technical content of European Reference Material project

Any MoU partner

Acceptance as European Reference Material project

Unanimous decision by the European Reference Materials panel

Execution conform to European Reference Materials' technical quality criteria

Responsible MoU partner

Drafting of report and certificate

Responsible MoU partner

Discussion of certification process, values, shelf-life, report and certificate

All MoU partners

Acceptance as European Reference Material

Unanimous decision by the European Reference Materials panel

Storage, distribution, monitoring

Responsible MoU partner

Monitoring of respect of technical quality criteria

All MoU partners

Periodic re-evaluation of shelf-life and certified values as needed

Responsible MoU partner

Re-discussion of certified values, shelf-life and certificate

All MoU partners

Confirmation of acceptance as European Reference Material

Unanimous decision of the European Reference Materials panel



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Latest update 20 February, 2007