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2023 Proficiency Test (PT) on Fuel Oil 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 iis23F01 here: the letter of instructions and the report form here
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 14 June 2023 the
proficiency test on
Fuel Oil started with
143 participants from 54 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
www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.
The samples can be analyzed
on: Acid Number, API Gravity, Ash
Content, Asphaltenes, Calc.Carbon Aromaticity Index, Carbon Residue, Density at 15°C , Flash Point PMcc, Heat of Combustion, Kinematic Viscosity
at 50°C/100°C, Viscosity Stabinger at 50°C/ 100°C, Nitrogen content, Pour
Point, Sediment by extraction, Total sediment, Total Sulfur Content, Water
by distillation, Water & Sediment, Distillation ASTM D1160 performed at 10
mmHg, CHN-Analyser, Several Metals (Al, Si, Fe, Ni, Na, V, Ca, P, Zn), n-Butyl alcohol, Cyclohexanol, n-Butyl ether, n-Butyl acrylate, Styrene, alpha-Pinene, Phenol, alpha-Methyl styrene, beta-Pinene, 4-Methyl styrene, trans-B-Methyl styrene, 3-Methyl styrene, 2-Methyl styrene, Dicyclopentadiene, Limonene, Indene, 1-Phenyl ethanol, para, alpha-Dimethyl styrene, 2,5-Dimethyl styrene, 2,4-Dimethyl styrene, 2-Phenyl ethanol, 2-Ethyl phenol, 2,4-Dimethyl phenol, 4-Ethyl phenol, 2-Phenoxy-1-propanol, 2-Phenoxy ethanol, 4-iso-Propylphenol, 1-Phenoxy-2-Propanol and Styrene glycol.
The deadline for reporting results is set on
21 July 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/.
A login and a password can be requested via email to email@example.com