ASTM is an organization that publishes standards for many different materials. On their website you will find hyperlinked tests that have been the ASTM certified. Once a procedure makes it to this list it is safe to assume an accepted result. This allows users confidence in knowing that it is a safe process to be duplicated.
There is a lot of information for non-container glass on this link, but there are many glass categories as well. Click the link below to find out more.