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Test Method Validation

"Which Standards to Validate"

How do we know which standards to validate and which ones not to?

Last Updated On May 15, 2008

Test methods are standards that have a result, and are used to determine product performance or conformance. Test methods must be validated in order to meet the requirements of ISO 11607. It is important to remember that accelerated aging and distribution are conditioning methods and are not test methods. For example, accelerated aging is a way to condition your samples for use with a test method such as dye penetration.