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2020 Proficiency Test (PT) on Per-& Polyfluorinated Compounds (PFAS) in polymers 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 iis20P08 here: the letter of instructions and the report form here



Summary of this proficiency test:


On 12 August 2020 the proficiency test on Per-& Polyfluorinated Compounds (PFAS) in polymers started with 39 participants from 20 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories.

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:Total PFOA, Total PFOS, Total PFNA, Total PFDA, Total PFBS and Other Per-and Polyfluorinated Substance. 


The deadline for reporting results is set on 18 September 2020. 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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