Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Reference Materials

Launching a new generation website for IAEA Reference Products

After changing the platform, the site IAEA Reference Products for Environment and Trade has undergone major updates. In order to experience the complete site, please sign in with your NUCLEUS account using the upper right link to "sign in". The shopping cart system is only active when signed in! We will further work on increasing the information, keeping pages up to date and widening the service and information provided through this website. Please provide your feedback or bring issues about the usage of the site to our attention by e-mail to our contact point mailbox at: NAEL-Reference-Materials.Contact-Point@iaea.org

The IAEA provides reference materials (RMs) to laboratories world-wide to assist them in the quality assurance of the results they obtain by nuclear analytical techniques. More than 90 different reference materials are distributed by the Agency. Each of these is characterised for analytes belonging to one of the following groups: Radionuclides, Trace Elements and Methyl Mercury, Organic Compounds, Stable Isotopes. The IAEA is the world's largest supplier of matrix reference materials characterised for radionuclides. Some of the IAEA reference materials characterized for isotope ratios are at the highest metrological level as international measurement standards.

Reference Materials Catalogue

Note: We were starting to process orders since the week of 18th May 2020 as we are gradually returning to the site. Still the normal operation is not fully resumed, therefore there might be delays in the processing of incoming orders. All orders are recorded and will be processed according to the sequence of their arrival.

Mission Statement

To assist IAEA Member State laboratories to enhance the reliability and comparability of measurement results obtained by nuclear analytical techniques through the provision of reference materials and validated analytical procedures, training in the use of nuclear analytical techniques, and organization of worldwide and regional interlaboratory comparisons and proficiency tests.


Ampoule_sealing_IAEA_reference_materials.jpg