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Common Chemical Abbreviations

Below are some abbreviations for regulatory bodies and standards agencies referenced in Qorpak’s product and chemical descriptions.


ACS
- American Chemical Society

ANSI - American National Standards Institute

AOAC - American Organization of Analytical Chemists

APH - American Public Health Association

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials

BSI - British Standards Institution

CAS - Chemical Abstracts Service (branch of the ACS)

ISO - International Organization of Standardization

NFPA - National Fire Protection

NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology (formerly The National Bureau of Standards)