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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) helps ensure that U.S. organizations (and their products and services) achieve the highest levels of quality through efforts including the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), calibration services, the production of reference materials and data, and by maintaining and transmitting accurate measurements to state agencies and industry.

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Programs and Projects
Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more

NIST Intercomparison Exercise Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment

Since the beginning of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Status and Trends (NS&T) Program in 1987, NIST has … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

metRology for Microsoft Excel Software Project

The goal of the metRology for Microsoft Excel* software project is to provide a convenient user interface using Microsoft Excel for some of the … more

Hardness Standardization

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

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