Proficiency Test on Ethanol (REN-/FOOD)  finished

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Download the report (iis15C15) of this Proficiency Test on Ethanol (REN-/FOOD).

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Summary of this proficiency test:

On 22 February 2016, the proficiency test on Ethanol (REN-/FOOD)  (iis15C15) was finished. It started on 11 November 2015  (see message 'Proficiency Test on Ethanol (REN-/FOOD)  started') when the samples were distributed.

In this interlaboratory study 32 participants in 16 countries have participated.

The proficiency test report summarises per test, the test results, the analytical methods reported by the participants and the z-scores calculated for each participant are tabulated. Also, for each test, the calculated summary (e.g. mean, standard deviation and reproducibility) is given.

In the report also an evaluation of the test results is given. Problems encountered in the analyses are mentioned and - where possible - suggestions for quality improvement are formulated. For each test a comparison is made between the results of the group of participants and the requirements given by the relevant standard (e.g. ISO, ASTM, EN).