Proficiency Test on VAM started

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Download the report forms (iis15C01) of this Proficiency Test on VAM here: report form and the letter of instructions.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 21 January 2015 the proficiency test on VAM started with 24 participants from 19 different countries.

On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the samples were the sample receipt form for the participants to return upon receipt and the safety data sheet (SDS).

The samples have to be analyzed on Acidity, App.Spec grav. ,Colour, Purity, Methylacetate, Ethylacetate, Acetone, Acetaldehyde, Inhibitor, Density @ 20°C, Distillation and Water.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 20 February 2015. A laboratory that sends in results after 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.

The test results can also be reported via our internet based "results reporting platform". A login and a password can be requested via email to