Proficiency Test on Per-&Polyfluorinated Compounds in polymer started

The letter of instructions can be downloaded here as a pdf 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 website when the deadline has expired.

Download the instuctions for iis17P08 here: The letter of instructions and the report form: Report form.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 9 August 2017 the proficiency test on Per-&Polyfluorinated Compounds in polymer started with 39 participants from 18 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories.

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The samples can be analyzed on: Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) & Perfluorooctanoic sulfonate (PFOS).

The deadline for reporting results is set on 15 September 2017. 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.

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