NIES CRMs can be purchased directly from NIES.

1. Order

  1. On-line:

  1. E-mail: nies.crm(a)nies.go.jp ※Change '(a)' to '@'
  2. Fax: +81-29-850-2900
  3. Mail orders (in English) for all NIES CRMs should be directed to:
    National Institute for Environmental Studies
    Health and Environmental Risk Division
    Center for Environmental Standards and Measurement
    Certified Reference Materials Program
    16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, JAPAN

Each purchase order should give the number of units, CRM number and name of each Certified Reference Material requested.

  • Example: 1 bottle, NIES CRM No.3 Chlorella

The following information must be included with each order;
 Billing address
 Shipping address
 Name of customer
 Institution name
 Telephone number
 Fax number
 E-mail address

2. Payment

For the international order, we require payment in advance and recommend you to pay by credit card.

1.Credit cards :VISA,MASTER Card :

2.Bank transfer
Payment of all invoices ( for CRM price, shipping cost and bank transfer fee ) is expected by bank transfer to Joyo Bank in Japan by Japanese yen.

3. Shipments

Packages are usually sent by Federal Express International.

4. Returned Goods

NIES CRMs are not returnable with the exception of defective goods or shipments made in error by NIES.

5. Important

Customers are required to inspect all packages and documentation immediately upon receipt of shipment. Any damage, shortage or defects must be reported to the CRM Program, within seven days of receipt of shipment.

6. Price List

CRM No. Name Certified Value Unit Size Price (*1)
No.3 Chlorella Elements 36 g/bottle 30,000
No.10-d Rice Flour-Unpolished Elements 15 g/bottle 40,000
No.12 Marine Sediment (*2) Organo Sn 30 g/pack 30,000
No.13 Human Hair Methyl Hg 3 g/bottle 30,000
No.15 Scallop Organo Sn 20 g/pack 30,000
No.18 Human Urine Organo As set of 2 bottles from 10 mL 40,000
No.23 Tea Leaves II Elements 35 g/bottle 30,000
No.24 Fly Ash II PCDDs, PCDFs 15 g/bottle 60,000
No.26 Water Bloom Microcystins, Elements 54 mg/bottle 50,000
No.27 Typical Japanese Diet Elements 18 g/bottle 60,000
No.28 Urban Aerosols Elements 1.5 g/bottle 30,000
No.29 Water Hyacinth Elements 5 g/bottle 30,000
No.30 Gobi Kosa Dust Elements 2 g/bottle 40,000
No.31 Lake Sediment Elements 20 g/bottle 30,000
No.32 Bluegill PFOS 5 g/bottle 30,000
No.33 Landfill Cover Soil Elements set of 2 bottles(30g) 50,000

(*1) Price in Japanese Yen.
(*2) NIES CRM No.12 Marine Sediment is not available overseas.