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10.09.2020: 25th online meeting of COOMET TC 1.12 "Reference materials"

25th meeting of COOMET TC 1.12 "Reference Materials" was held on 10 September 2020. This meeting was for the first time held online on Zoom platform.

Representatives of 9 COOMET member countries took part in the meeting: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Chair of TC 1.8 "Physical Chemistry", Chair of SC 1.8.3 "Pure inorganic substances", Head of COOMET Secretariat, as well as coordinators of COOMET working projects from Russia (A.P. Vinogradov Institute of Geochemistry of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, JSC "Krastsvetmet", JSC "West-Siberian Testing Center") and interested experts on reference materials of leading metrological institutes of Russia (VNIIM named after D.I. Mendeleev, UNIIM – branch of VNIIM named after D.I. Mendeleev, VNIIOFI and VNIIFTRI) were also present at the meeting.

The meeting was chaired by the TC 1.12 Deputy Chair, Olga Kremlyova.


The following major issues were considered during the meeting:

  • Information on RM activities, carried out by national bodies of COOMET member countries and on activities within international organizations: ISO/REMCO, OIML, STSMetr EASC, ТС 1.8 СООМЕТ;
  • information of the TC 1.12 Secretariat about the state of affairs within the TC for the current period;
  • Information on two completed projects on COOMET CRM production: 617/RU/13 "Development of CRM for composition of wolframite hubnerite concentrate (hard-alloy) – KVG(T)" and 818/RU/20 "Development of CRMs for composition of refined silver (set)";
  • About the status of The Programme of joint COOMET CRM production  (186/RU/99);
  • Information about the revision of COOMET Recommendation R/RM/22:2013 "Form and contents of COOMET certificate for reference materials for composition and properties of substances and materials" (COOMET project 697/RU/16);
  • About the plan for revision of COOMET documents on RMs for harmonization with newly published international documents: ISO Guide 30:2015; ISO Guide 31:2015; ISO Guide 33:2015, ISO 17034:2016; ISO Guide 35:2017;
  • About the need to update document COOMET D5. 7/2013 "Regulation on COOMET TC 1.12 "RM";
  • On the feasibility of initiating the corresponding COOMET project on the development of TC 1.12 activity within the subject-field of primary reference (PRMP) and reference measurement procedures (RMP) in the framework of COOMET;
  • Information about the events provided by COOMET Strategy and Development Programme as far as TC 1.12 is concerned;
  • About the update of membership of COOMET TE in the field of RM for participation in peer reviews in reference materials production;
  • About the update of the COOMET CRM Register and posting of the information on the portal (on TC 1.12 page) etc.

Adopted resolutions will be provided in the Minutes of TC 1.12 № 25-2020, which will be published on the TC 1.12 page.

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