Proficiency testing (PT): Metals in natural waters

Distribution Schedule



Round Registration
deadline
Despatch
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Reporting
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Final Report

March 2018 09/Feb. 26/Feb. 23/Mar. 09/Apr.
Final Reports in the Customer Area

October 2018 21/Sep. 08/Oct. 02/Nov. 19/Nov.
Deadline reporting results: 02/Nov.

Scope of the Interlaboratory Proficiency Testing

The scope of this proficiency testing is the evaluation of the performance of laboratories for the determination of the metals in natural waters (ex. drinking water, mineral water, groundwater, etc.).

Metals

  • Aluminum (Al)
    (150 - 1000 microg/L)
  • Antimony (Sb)
    (5 - 50 microg/L)
  • Arsenic (As)
    (5 - 50 microg/L)
  • Barium (Ba)
    (500 - 3000 microg/L)
  • Beryllium (Be)
    (2 - 20 microg/L)
  • Boron (B)
    (800 - 2000 microg/L)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
    (2 - 20 microg/L)
  • Calcium (Ca)
    (10 - 100 mg/L)
  • Chromium (Cr)
    (10-100 microg/L)
  • Cobalt (Co)
    (10 - 50 microg/L)
  • Copper (Cu)
    (50 - 500 microg/L)
  • Iron (Fe)
    (100 - 1000 microg/L)
  • Magnesium (Mg)
    (2 - 50 mg/L)
  • Manganese (Mn)
    (10 - 100 microg/L)
  • Mercury (Hg)
    (0.5 - 5.0 microg/L)
  • Molybdenum (Mo)
    (15 - 150 microg/L)
  • Nickel (Ni)
    (10 - 100 microg/L)
  • Lead (Pb)
    (5 - 50 microg/L)

  • Potassium (K)
    (5 - 50 mg/L)
  • Selenium (Se)
    (5 - 50 microg/L)
  • Silver (Ag)
    (20 - 200 microg/L)
  • Sodium (Na)
    (10 - 200 mg/L)
  • Thallium (Tl)
    (2 - 10 microg/L)
  • Tin (Sn)
    (20 - 100 microg/L)
  • Vanadium (V)
    (50 - 500 microg/L)
  • Zinc (Zn)
    (50 - 500 microg/L)

Proficiency test item:

  • 1 x 500 mL of the test material stabilized with 2% (v/v) nitric acid ready to use for the determination of all metals

  • Request a quote

    Download and complete the Application Form, selecting for each matrix, the measurands and the period in which you want to participate. Send it by email (sales@qualitychecksrl.com) or by FAX (0039 0656562874).

    REQUEST A QUOTE 2018

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