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2023 Proficiency Test (PT) on Methanol 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 iis23C04 here: the letter of instructions
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 23 August 2023 the proficiency test on Methanol started with 102 participants from 33 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: Acidity, Appearance, Carbonisable substances, Chloride, Color Pt/Co, Density at 20°C, Specific Gravity 20/20°C, Distillation, Iron, Miscibility (water), Nonvolatile matter, Permanganate Time Test at 15°C, Purity, Acetone, Benzene, Ethanol, Toluene, Sulphur, Trimethylamine, Water and UV Absorbance.
The deadline for reporting results is set on
29 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 www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/.
A login and a password can be requested via email to firstname.lastname@example.org