Fine Silver (set of CRM 10754-2016)

CRM 10754-2016 is designed for the:

  • measurement techniques certification;

  • measurement accuracy control;
  • measuring equipment calibration.

CRM can be manufactured as the following:

  • discs of 37±3 mm diameter, 5±0,5 to 25±1 mm high;

  • shavings of a maximum size of 1 mm.

CRM in the form of disks are packaged in polyethylene bags. CRM in the form of shavings is packed in plastic jars with screw caps weighing at least 20 g. There are four samples in the set.

Lifetime is 50 years.

The assessment of metrological properties of CRM 10118-2012 was performed by means of interlaboratory certification with the following laboratories participated:

  • Krastsvetmet, Krasnoyarsk;
  • Irkutsk Research Institute of Noble and Rare Metals and Diamonds, Irkutsk;
  • Analytical, Certification and Eco-Analytical Centre ANSERTECO, Moscow;
  • Novosibirsk Refinery Plant, Novosibirsk;
  • Gipronikel Institute, Saint Petersburg;
  • Ural Scientific Research Institute of Metrology, Yekaterinburg;
  • Moscow Special Alloys Processing Plant, Moscow;
  • Uralelektromed, Verkhnyaya Pyshma.

Each laboratory used several independent techniques for analysis.

Metrological properties/characteristics of CRM 10754-2016

Certified values (%)

ElementIndex of certified reference material in the set
CRM Ag1CRM Ag2CRM Ag3CRM Ag4
Gold 0.00022 0.00104 0.00206 0.00441
Aluminium 0.00024 0.00119 0.00283
Arsenic 0.00029 0.00102 0.00217 0.00424
Bismuth 0.00017 0.00091 0.00223 0.00428
Cadmium 0.00018 0.00103 0.00264 0.00397
Chromium 0.00020 0.00110 0.00241 0.00421
Copper 0.00023 0.00145 0.00221 0.00642
Iron 0.00029 0.00109 0.00208 0.00441
Magnesium 0.00021 0.00139 0.00259 0.00455
Manganese 0.00017 0.00105 0.00204 0.00435
Nickel 0.00016 0.00115 0.00234 0.00383
Plumbum 0.00022 0.00104 0.00230 0.00441
Palladium 0.00028 0.00106 0.00277 0.00424
Platinum 0.00027 0.00092 0.00220 0.00456
Rhodium 0.00021 0.00107 0.00250 0.00425
Antimony 0.00021 0.00105 0.00226 0.00378
Selenium 0.00024 0.00097 0.00200 0.00335
Silicon 0.00026 0.00122 0.00377
Tin 0.00018 0.00118 0.00211 0.00413
Tellurium 0.00026 0.00122 0.00206 0.00378
Zinc 0.00022 0.00143 0.00269 0.00441
Cobalt 0.00018 0.00110 0.00230 0.00385
Indium 0.00024 0.00107 0.00195 0.00377


Absolute error range of the certified value (%), at a confidence level of 0.95, %, (± ∆)

ElementIndex of certified reference material in the set
CRM Ag2CRM Ag2CRM Ag3CRM Ag4
Gold 0.00005 0.00010 0.00016 0.00023
Aluminium 0.00007 0.00006 0.00040
Arsenic 0.00005 0.00010 0.00011 0.00029
Bismuth 0.00003 0.00013 0.00022 0.00026
Cadmium 0.00004 0.00015 0.00043 0.00030
Chromium 0.00004 0.00005 0.00013 0.00025
Copper 0.00002 0.00006 0.00013 0.00028
Iron 0.00006 0.00004 0.00014 0.00021
Magnesium 0.00003 0.00004 0.00027 0.00034
Manganese 0.00003 0.00007 0.00008 0.00024
Nickel 0.00006 0.00006 0.00026 0.00045
Plumbum 0.00006 0.00011 0.00010 0.00045
Palladium 0.00006 0.00006 0.00015 0.00024
Platinum 0.00008 0.00016 0.00015 0.00058
Rhodium 0.00004 0.00030 0.00029 0.00162
Antimony 0.00004 0.00005 0.00015 0.00020
Selenium 0.00005 0.00004 0.00009 0.00014
Silicon 0.00006 0.00008 0.00018
Tin 0.00007 0.00004 0.00010 0.00034
Tellurium 0.00007 0.00009 0.00015 0.00023
Zinc 0.00011 0.00015 0.00017 0.00014
Cobalt 0.00005 0.00010 0.00022 0.00031
Indium 0.00009 0.00006 0.00015 0.00017


Additional information

Mass percentage of elements, assigned approximately (%)

ElementIndex of certified reference sample in the set
CRM Ag 1CRM Ag 2CRM Ag 3CRM Ag 4
Aluminium 0.0049
Silicon 0.0029