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2018 Proficiency Test (PT) on Gasoline 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 iis18B01ASTM here: the letter of instructions and the report form here

Download the instuctions for iis18B01DVPE here: letter of instructions for DVPE and the report form here

Download the instuctions for iis18B01RON here: letter of instructions for RON/MON and the report form here



Summary of this proficiency test:


On 31 January 2018 the proficiency test on Gasoline started with 104 participants from 59 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 Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.


The samples can be analyzed on: API gravity, Aromatics, Benzene, Copper Corrosion 3hrs at 50°C, Silver Corrosion 3hrs at 50°C, Density at 15°C, Distillation, Doctor test, Existent gum (washed), Pb, Mn, Olefins, Oxidation Stability, Oxygenates, Oxygen Content, P, Sulphur, Total Vapour pressure, DVPE and RON/MON.


The deadline for reporting results is set on 9 March 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 A login and a password can be requested via email to





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