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MET 10/2021 - Metals in waste water and soil


Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test for the analysis of metals and mercury in waste waters and soil. The measurands for the synthetic sample, industrial and municipal waste water samples as well as soil sample are: Al, As, B, Ba, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, K, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, Pb, S, Sb, Se, Ti, V ja Zn. Also, N and P are analysed for the soil sample.
The purpose of this proficiency test is to ensure the comparability and accuracy of the results of the participants. Depending on the measurement and sample type, about 10–20 laboratories are expected to participate in this proficiency test. The organizing of this proficiency test is included in the accreditation scope (www.finas.fi/sites/en).

Registration deadline is on 17 September 2020. 

Registration is done via the electronic client interface, ProftestWEB: https://wwwp5.ymparisto.fi/Labtest/en. If there are problems when using ProftestWEB or you need username and password, please contact proftest@syke.fi.

Sample dispatch date 5 October 2021.
The final report for the proficiency test will be published in April 2022.


MET 10-2021 Infoletter_en.pdf


Published 2021-08-13 at 12:47, updated 2021-08-13 at 12:47