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2023 Proficiency Test (PT) on Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Polymers started
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Please download the instructions for the PT iis23P62 here: the letter of instructions
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 22 February 2023 the proficiency test on Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Polymers started with
77 participants from 23 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
www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis-cts/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.
The samples can be analyzed on: Total PAH, 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 31 March 2023.
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 www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis-cts/.
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