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2023 Proficiency Test (PT) on Total Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (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 iis23P68 here: the letter of instructions and the report form here



Summary of this proficiency test:


On 16 August 2023 the proficiency test on Total Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in polymers started with 34 participants from 18 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, Total PFODA, Total PFDoA, PFUnA and Other Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances.


The deadline for reporting results is set on 22 September 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 A login and a password can be requested via email to





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