|Proficiency Tests on Benzene and on Toluene started
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Download the report forms (iis13C04B) of this Proficiency Test on Benzene here: report form
Download the report forms (iis13C04T) of this Proficiency Test on Toluene here: report form
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 14 February 2013 the proficiency test on Benzene started with 46 participants from 20 different countries.
On 14 February 2013 the proficiency test on Toluene started with 39 participants from 19 different countries.
On that date, samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the samples were the instructions to the participants for this proficiency test, forms for the reporting the receipt of the samples and the safety data sheet (SDS).
The Benzene samples may be analyzed on Acid wash color, Acidity, Appearance, Bromine index, Colour, Density @ 20°C, Distillation, Total Chlorine, Total Nitrogen, Solidification point, Methylcyclohexane, Toluene, Nonaromatics and Purity.
The Toluene samples may be analyzed on Acid wash color, Appearance, Colour, Density @ 20°C, Distillation, Purity, Copper Corrosion, Non aromatics hydrocarbons, Benzene and Styrene.
The deadline for reporting results is set on 15 March 2013. A laboratory that reports test results after the deadline will definitely not get direct feedback in case any of its results are suspect! So be in good time to get the most out of this proficiency test.