|Proficiency Test on PAH in Polymer started
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Summary of this proficiency test:
On 20 January 2016 the proficiency test on PAH in Polymer started with 70 participants from 20 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.
The samples can be analyzed on: Naphthalene, Acenaphthylene, Acenaphthene, Fluorene, Phenanthrene, Anthracene, Fluoranthene, Pyrene, Benzo[a]anthracene, Chrysene, Sum of Chrysene and Triphenylene, Benzo[b]fluoranthene, Benzo[j]fluoranthene, Benzo[k]fluoranthene, Sum of [b],[j] and [k] Benzofluoranthenes, Benzo[e]pyrene, Benzo[a]pyrene, Indeno[1,2,3-c,d]pyrene, Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene, Benzo[g,h,i]perylene and Cyclopenta[c,d]pyrene . The deadline for reporting results is set on 26 February 2016. A laboratory that reports test 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.