Proficiency Test on B10 (Diesel) 10%FAME 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.

Download the instuctions for iis17G03 here: The letter of instructions and the  report form.

Download for the sample of iis17G03TC here: the letter of instructions and the  report form.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 17 May 2017 the proficiency test on B10 (Diesel) 10%FAMEstarts with 72 participants from 33 different countries.

On that date, the sample wille be 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 Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.

The sample can be analyzed on: Ash content, Aromatics, Cetane Index, Carbon residue, Cloud Point, CFPP, Copper Corrosion, Density at 15ºC, Flash Point PMcc, Kinematic viscosity at 40°C, Lubricity by HFRR, Oxidation Stability, PAH, Pour point, Sulphur content, Total acid number, Water content, FAME content, Total contamination and Distillation.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 23 June 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 and a password can be requested via email to