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2018 Proficiency Test (PT) on Ethanol (Fuel-/Bio-grade) 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.

 

Please download the instructions for the PT iis18C10 here: the letter of instructions.

 

Summary of this proficiency test:

 

On 7 November 2018 the proficiency test on Ethanol (Fuel-/Bio-grade) started with 54 participants from 31 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample is the material safety data sheet (MSDS).

Please confirm sample receipt as soon as you have received and checked the contents of the sample package via www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.

 

The samples can be analyzed on: Acidity as acetic acid, Appearance, Copper as Cu, Density at 20°C, Electrical conductivity at 25ºC, Nonvolatile matter, Nitrogen, pHe, Phosphorus as P, Water, Ethanol, Higher Alcohols, Impurities, Methanol, Chloride, Sulphate and Sulphur.

 

The deadline for reporting results is set on 14 December 2018. 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 www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/. A login and a password can be requested via email to iisnl@sgs.com

 

 

 

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