Frequently Asked Questions
We have gathered all of your frequently asked questions about ASI Standards and answered them below. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
What is the shelf life of your standards?
Most of our standards are good for two years unopened. Some volatile or complex standards can range from six months to two years due to stability issues with some of the elements that may be included or volatility of the matrix. Every bottle has an Expiration Date and all information relative to stability is on the Certificate of Analysis (COA) that is included with every shipment.
Are your standards guaranteed?
All standards from ASI Standards are 100% guaranteed.
What is traceability?
Traceability can be defined as an unbroken record of documentation ("documentation traceability") or an unbroken chain of measurements and associated uncertainties ("metrological traceability"). As used here, the word "traceability" always means "metrological traceability."
Are your standards NIST traceable?
Yes, our standards are certified via an internal, NIST traceable assurance program. Learn more about how NIST traceability works.
What is the ship time of your products?
Stock items will ship within one business day after receiving the order. Custom orders will ship out within 5-10 business days after receiving the order depending on the complexity of the order.
Do you accept credit cards?
Yes, we accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
Are you ISO Certified?
Our quality management system is certified to ISO 9001.
How long have you been in business?
Dr. John B. Sardisco has been the Owner and CEO of ASI Standards for over 20 years. Prior to founding the ASI Standards / Analytical Services Inc., he was a Director for the Analytical Technology Department at Pennzoil, managed the personnel who analyzed all types of petroleum products using many instrumental methods based on appropriate ASTM methods.
Can you customize a catalog set to meet our needs?
We pride ourselves on customer service and being able to provide exactly what you need. From a simple concentration change, a matrix change, or the addition of one or more elements, we go the extra mile to ensure our products meet the specification of the specific application that you need them for. Request a custom quote.
Do you supply the cups and films used in XRF instruments?
We are a proud reseller of Chemplex cups and film. Learn more about consumables and sampling accessories.
Do you ship internationally?
We have many international customers and can ship anywhere in the world.
Are you certified to ship dangerous goods (hazardous materials)?
Yes, our personnel are DOT and IATA certified for the shipping and export of dangerous goods.
Are your products GHS compliant?
Yes. All of our products come with clearly marked GHS labeling and SDSs.
What size bottles do you offer?
We have a wide range of sizes available. We offer standard ampule sizing of 2, 5, 10, and 25 ml. For amber bottles we offer 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 ml containers. We also can provide bulk materials in ½ gallon, 1 gallon, and even 5 gallon can sizes.