ASTM International - ASTM E678-98
Standard Practice for Evaluation of Technical Data
|Publication Date:||10 June 1998|
|ICS Code (Mathematics):||07.020|
|ICS Code (Test conditions and procedures in general):||19.020|
1.1 This practice covers the evaluation of technical data, appropriate criteria for such evaluation, and other relevant considerations which constitute a proper basis for the formation of technical opinions in product liability matters. This practice deals with hypotheses and opinions based on consideration and analysis of technical data. While the facts and issues of each situation require specific consideration and may involve matters not expressly dealt with herein, the approach outlined is recommended as good professional practice.
1.2 For additional standards promulgated by ASTM Committee E-30.40 on Technical Aspects of Products Liability Litigation, see Practices E620, E860, and E1020.