Proficiency Test on Gasoil started

The letter of instruction can be downloaded here as Word document. To download a document, please click the right mouse button and choose the "save as" option. The report form can  be downloaded on this site when deadline has expired.

Download for the main sample of iis15G04ASTM the  letter of instructions and the  report form.

Download for iis15G04CN the  letter of instructions and the  report form.

Download for iis15G04TC the  letter of instructions and the  report form.

Download for iis15G04OX the letter of instructions and the  report form.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 2 September 2015 the proficiency test on Gasoil started with 165 participants from 76 different countries.

On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the samples were the instructions to the participants for this proficiency test, forms for the reporting of the analysis results and the safety data sheet (SDS).

The samples can be analyzed on Ash content, Acid Number, Aromatics, Cetane Index, Carbon residue, Cloud Point, CFPP, Colour, copper corrosion, Density @ 15C, Flash Point PMcc, FAME content, Kinematic viscosity @40C, Lubricity by HFRR, Nitrogen,   pour point, Sulphur content,  Water content, total contamination Cetane Number ,Oxidation Stability  and Distillation at 760 mmHg.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 2 October 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 should be reported via our internet based "results reporting platform". A login and a password can be requested via email to