The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.
Fiscal Year 2016: 18649000. Fiscal Year 2017: 21449000. Fiscal Year 2018: 21500000.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Standard Reference Materials are used as primary reference measurement standards in such areas as clinical laboratories testing, air and water pollution monitoring, low-level radioactive pollution monitoring, and production control of basic materials, such as steel, rubber, cement, and plastics.
Standard Reference Materials are intended for measurement quality control, regulatory compliance, product development, and scientific research.
Federal agencies, State and local governments, societies, institutions, firms, corporations, and individuals may purchase the materials.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Purchase orders should be directed to the Standard Reference Materials Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2322, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2322.
Executive Order National Bureau of Standards Organic Act, Public Law 56-177, Title 15, Part USC, Section 272, Public Law 56-177, 15 Stat. 272.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not Applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not Applicable.
Post Assistance Requirements
(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 16 $18,649,000; FY 17 est $21,449,000; and FY 18 est $21,500,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
General information is available at no cost from the Standard Reference Materials Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive Stop 2300, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2300. E-mail: email@example.com. Catalogs and price lists may be viewed electronically by accessing URL http://www.nist.gov/srm
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Department of Commerce field offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Kim Carpentier 100 Bureau Drive , Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 3019752684 Fax: 3019485603
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Crowd-sourcing is deemed an effective and useful tool to preserve and protect the earth’s species. As proof, the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) summons citizens around the world to collect samples to assist universities, natural history museums and research institutes.