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Welcome to the Certified Reference Materials catalogue of the JRC

This is the online catalogue for certified reference materials of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). On this catalogue, you find the more than 800 CRMs of the BCR- and IRMM-brand as well as the ERM-branded materials that were produced by the JRC.

Latest News

  • 19.5.2020: JRC releases new certified reference material for fipronil in egg- ERM-BB125. More information is available at News section
  • 11 and 12.5.2020: ERM Application Notes on Commutability of RMs and How to select (certified) reference materials released. ERM Application Note 8 describes the assessment of the commutability of reference materials whereas ERM Application Note 9 described the considerations to choose the most suitable CRM. Both application notes are available in all EU Languages, Japanese, Korean and Chinese in our User support section
  • 22 April 2020: Distribution being restarted We are re-staring our distribution. We cannot yet work with full staff numbers, as the lockdown in Belgium is still in force. We ask for your understanding for longer delivery times. Note that there is still the possibility to order via our authorised distributors ( Sigma/Merck and LGC Standards).
  • 9 April 2020: Update on EURM-019 (SARS-CoV-2 material): The restrictions to EU, EFTA and EEA countries has been revoked and the material is now available world-wide (limitations imposed by courier services or the availability of packaging material may apply). In addition, the amount that can be ordered has been raised to 3 vials/laboratory/month.
  • Material for positive control of SARS-CoV-2 /COVID-19 released: EURM-019 Note: Distribution is currently limited to laboratories in EU, EFTA and EEA countries. To avoid shortages, distribution is currently limited to one vial per laboratory per month. Please complete the online survey for feedback on the material.
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