Traceable pH calibration solution

The accuracy and traceability of your pH calibration solution will determine the accuracy of your pH measurement.

Traceability

Commercial buffers are usually traceable to a reference standard developed by national standards laboratories such as DIN (Deutsche Institute für Normung) or NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).

Traceable pH buffers mean that, for example, DIN or NIST standard buffer solutions have been used to calibrate the pH meter that is involved in the manufacturing process of the buffers.

Why is traceability important?

Measurements which are traceable to a common reference are comparable. If you can't compare a measurement result, the result itself is meaningless. Traceability of your pH measurements enables your results to be compared across space and time, meaning that it is possible to compare measurements made a year ago, anywhere in the world, with measurements made today.

Traceability is essential to guarantee your pH measurement reliability and for calculating the uncertainty.

Accuracy

Remember, the accuracy of your pH measurement can never be better than the accuracy of the used calibration solution.



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