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MET 12/2020 - Metals in waste water and sludge


Proftest SYKE will organize a proficiency test for the analysis of metals and mercury in waste waters and sludge. The measurands for the synthetic sample, industrial and municipal waste water samples as well as sludge sample are: Al, As, B, Ba, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, S, Sb, Se, Sn, Sr, Ti, U, V and Zn. Also dry weight (Drw), N and P are analysed for the sludge 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, circa 10–20 laboratories are expected to participate in this proficiency test. The organizing of this proficiency test is included in the accreditation scope. 

Registration deadline is on 14 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@environment.fi.

Sample dispatch date 6 October 2020.
The final report for the proficiency test will be published in April 2021.


MET 12-2020 Infoletter_en.pdf


Published 2020-08-13 at 10:47, updated 2020-08-13 at 10:47