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Lovibond® Standards

Certified Color Reference

Lovibond Standards  
  • Ideal for routine calibration of color measuring instruments & verification of test data
  • Ensure good inter-laboratory and inter-instrument correlation
  • Applications in statistical quality control (SQC) and statistical process control (SPC)
  • High stability standards with a guaranteed 12-month shelf-life
  • Full traceability to internationally recognized standards
    • ASTM, Gardner & Saybolt Color standards certified under UKAS to ISO 17025
    • AOCS-Tintometer®, Lovibond® RYBN & Pt-Co Color certified under ISO 9001 quality system
  • All classified as non-hazardous according to EU directives
  • Each bottle supplied with full certification including MSDS


Key Color Scales applied to Oils, Fuels & Chemicals

The range of Lovibond® color reference standards includes AOCS-Tintometer®, ASTM, Gardner, Lovibond® RYBN, Pt-Co/Hazen/APHA and Saybolt Color, the key color scales applied to oils, fuels & chemicals. Each standard is supplied in a 500 ml. bottle with a 12-month guarantee of color stability. The values indicated are typical nominal values; individual values may vary but these are always specified on the certificate of calibration supplied with each standard.


Excellence in Color Management

Process industries throughout the world use Lovibond® colorimeters for color control of products such as edible and industrial oils, fuels, chemicals, paint vehicles and coatings. The Lovibond® brand is recognized by major international standardizing bodies, including the AOCS, ISO and ASTM, who quote the Lovibond equipment in their specifications for color measurement. It is this unparalleled knowledge that ensures good correlation with Lovibond® colorimeters.



Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Normal Certified Value Accreditation Standard Prices
AOCS-Tintometer® Color (AOCS Cc 13j-97, Cc 13b-450)
CL-039321 3.6R 28.0Y (5-1/4”) ISO 9001 472.00
ASTM Color (ASTM D6045, D1500)
CL-039333 1 UKAS 411.00
CL-039335 3 UKAS 411.00
CL-039337 5 UKAS 411.00
Gardner Color (ASTM D1544, D6166)
2 UKAS 411.00
CL-039343 5 UKAS 411.00
CL-039345 8 UKAS 411.00
Lovibond® RYBN Color (AOCS Cc13j-97)
CL-039363 3.3R 33.0Y 0.3N (5-1/4") ISO 9001 472.00
Platinum-Cobalt Color (ASTM D1209)
CL-039371 5 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039373 10 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039375 15 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039377 30 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039379 50 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039381 100 ISO 9001 411.00
CL-039383 500 ISO 9001 458.00
Saybolt Color (ASTM D6045, D1500)
CL-039395 +12 UKAS 411.00
Lovibond® and Tintometer® are the registered trade marks of The Tintometer Ltd., Amesbury, UK.


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