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Annual schemes of proficiency tests and intercomparison tests

More details on the different test are available within 2 months before the sending of samples. Please see the website 'running proficiency tests' or contact us directly.


SPW 01/2018 Swimming pool water
Combined, free and total chlorine, KMnO4, nitrate, pH, turbidity, urea
Week 5
THM 02/2018 Trihalomethanes in water*
Week 5
NW 03/2018 Natural water I
Alkalinity, conductivity, NNH4, NNO2+NO3, Ntot, pH, PPO4, PPO4, dissolved, Ptot, Ptot, dissolved
Week 7
WW 04/2018 waste water I
BOD7, CODCr, CODMn, suspended solids, Na, TOC
Natural water: BOD7
Week 11
MET 05/2018 Metals in natural water and soil
AL, As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, V, Zn
Additional analyses from soil: Ba, Sr, U, Ti, Ca, Mg
Week 17
NW 06/2018 Natural water II
Chlorophyll a, oxygen, SiO2, TOC, TIC, salinity
Week 19
CAL 07/2018 Calorific value of fuels
Gross and net calorific value, C, H, N, S moisture and ash content, volatile matter 
Week 36
DW 08/2018 Domestic water
CODMn, chloride, conductivity, fluoride, hardness, pH, NO2, NO3, NH4, Fe, Mn, Ca, K, Mg, Na, sulphate
Week 38
IDA 09/2018 Indoor air VOC measurement*
TVOC and separate compounds according to the standard ISO 16000-6, building material sample
October 2018
MET 10/2018 Metals in waste water and compost
Al, As, B, Ba, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mg,  Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Sn, Stot, Sr, V, Zn
compost analyses*: To be defined
Week 41
KMV 11/2018 Field measurement intercomparison*
Natural water, Helsinki region 
Autumn 2018
ORG 12/2018 PAH and PCB compounds and oil hydrocarbons in soil
>C10-C40, PAH and PCB compounds
Week 46
LT 13/2018 Leaching test*
One or two stage batch leaching test: As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Cu, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Zn, V, F, Cl, SO4, pH, conductivity, DOC, TDS
Week 46
WW 14/2018 Waste water II
Alkalinity, colour, conductivity, NNH4, NNO2+NO3, Ntot, pH, PPO4, Ptot
Week 48
Microbiological analyses used in housing and healt studies*
Responsibility: THL
Nowember 2018
Soil improvers and growing medias*
Biological and chemical tests, Responsibility: EVIRA
May 2018
Asbestos analysis of building material*
Development scheme
Autumn 2018

Measurements marked with * are not included in the accreditation scope.

Published 2013-04-24 at 8:35, updated 2018-03-13 at 9:41