TC 1.12 Reference Materials

One of the principal fields of cooperation within COOMET – production and use of certified reference materials for composition and properties of substances and materials – was included in the first version of COOMET Memorandum of Understanding during the period of its development in 1999.

Now the members of TC 1.12 “Reference Materials” are Contact Persons from 17 COOMET member-countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cuba, DPR of Korea, Georgia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Chair of TC 1.12 "Reference Materials"


All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Metrology named after D.I. Mendeleev (VNIIM)

Address: 19 Moscovsky Prospect, 190005 SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

Tel.: +7 912 241 80 51

Email: uniim(at)


Deputy Chair


Urals Scientific Research Institute of Metrology (UNIIM-branch of VNIIM)


Address: 4 Krasnoarmeiskaya Str., 620000, EKATERINBURG, RUSSIA

Tel.: (343) 350 60 68

Fax: (343) 350 20 39

E-mail: uniim(at)

Responsible Secretary


Urals Scientific Research Institute of Metrology (UNIIM-branch of VNIIM)


Address: 4 Krasnoarmeiskaya Str., 620000, EKATERINBURG, RUSSIA

Tel.: (343) 350 21 79

Fax: (343) 350 20 39

E-mail: intermetron(at)

Main tasks and functions of TC 1.12

The main task of TC 1.12 is:

  • organization, development and promotion of COOMET member-country cooperation inthe allocated subject-field;


The main functions of TC 1.12 are:

  • coordination and methodological support of cooperation of national COOMET memberorganizationsin the allocated subject-field and involvement of experts from COOMET memberorganizationsin cooperation;
  • preparation of proposals and development of working programmes for the subject-field,tasks and problems of cooperation.
  • development of COOMET recommendations and documents on certified referencematerials for composition and properties of substances and materials;
  • organization of scientific studies and works on the development of certified referencematerials COOMET, organization of certified reference materials comparisons and addressingother issues within the competence of TC 1.12;
  • maintaining the Register and the Data Bank of certified reference materials producedwithin COOMET;
  • summing up the results of cooperation and preparation of reports on COOMET activitieson the allocated area of cooperation according to the procedure, established by the MoU andCOOMET Rules of Procedure;
  • organization of information activity and presentation of the outcome of cooperation onthe official COOMET Web-site.
  • timely keeping TC 1.12 members informed on the forthcoming meetings andsubmission of information on the planned and on-going works to COOMET Secretariat;
  • organization of ТС 1.12 meetings to discuss areas and forms of cooperation;coordination of stakeholder actions and agreement of final documents on the outcome ofcooperation;
  • ensuring interaction with other COOMET structural bodies;
  • establishing interaction with the relevant international and regional organizations on thetasks and problems of cooperation on certified reference materials, ensuring participation in theimplementation of international


Regulations on TC 1.12

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