VERIFIN has been coordinating the publishing of "Recommended operating procedures for analysis in the verification of chemical disarmament" the so-called Blue Book. This is a collection of recommended methods for analysis of chemicals related to Chemical Weapons Convention.
Current version has been published in 2017.
During years 1977-1994 VERIFIN published 22 Blue Books, which covered a wide range of topics from analytical methods and reference data to training and databases related to chemical disarmament. These books were published at Geneva Conference of Disarment during the negotiations of the Chemical Weapons Convention. The last book published in 1994 was a collection of recommended operating procedures. The Blue Book published in 2011 is the 21st century version of this book.