NIES CRMs can be purchased directly from NIES.

1. Order

  1. On-line:

  1. email:
  2. Fax: +81-29-850-2900
  3. Mail orders (in English) for all NIES CRMs should be directed to:
    National Institute for Environmental Studies
    Center for Environmental Measurement and Analysis
    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

Post,Federal Express International (overseas), JPExpress (domestic)

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  Element 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.