ICP Standards

Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya is the trademark of Certified Reference Material (CRM) produced by CSIR-NPL in association with Reference Material Producers (RMPs). BNDs are the primary standards, which ensure reliability and comparability of the measurements as a benchmark for the quality assurance achieved through international networking. Networking between the NMIs through bilateral cooperation, participation with international bodies/organization establishes wide-ranging recognition of BND in India. The comparable measurements, i.e. ‘once measured or tested, globally accepted’ are bound to uplift the quality life of consumers and enhances the socio-economic fabric of the society through unhindered trade. The global analytical standards market of CRM is projected to reach USD 1.73 billion by 2022 from 1.27 billion in 2017, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%. The factors driving the growth of this market depend on stringent regulations over pharmaceutical industry, rising public concern related to optimal food safety and quality, increasing public–private investments for various researches and growing use of analytical techniques.


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