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The 2017 Proficiency Test on Liquefied Propane has finished.


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 - Download the report (iis17S03P) of this Proficiency Test on Liquefied Propane.  


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Summary of this proficiency test:


On 18 January 2018, the proficiency test on Liquefied Propane (iis17S03P) was finished. It started on 4 October 2017 (see message "Proficiency Test on Liquefied Propane" on this website) when the samples were distributed.

On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample was the material safety data sheet (MSDS).


In this interlaboratory study 52 participants from 28 different countries have participated in Liquefied Propane and 10 participants from 6 different countries for Sulphur (total) in LPG.


The proficiency test report summarises per test, the test results, the analytical methods reported by the participants and the z-scores calculated for each participant are tabulated. Also, for each test, the calculated summary (e.g. mean, standard deviation and reproducibility) is given.


In the report also an evaluation of the test results is given. Problems encountered in the analyses are mentioned and - where possible - suggestions for quality improvement are formulated. For each test a comparison is made between the results of the group of participants and the requirements given by the relevant standard (e.g. EN, ISO, DIN, ASTM).



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