Proficiency Test on Total Metals in polymers 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. The report form can be downloaded on this website when the deadline has expired.

Download the instuctions for iis17P06 here: The letter of instructions.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 9 August 2017 the proficiency test on Total Metals in polymers started with 168 participants from 35 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories.

Please confirm sample receipt as soon as you have received the package and checked the contents, via www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis-cts/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.

The samples can be analyzed on: Total Antimony as Sb, Total Cadmium as Cd, Total Chromium as Cr, Chromium as Cr6+, Total Cobalt as Co, Total Copper as Cu, Total Lead as Pb, Total Mercury as Hg, Total Nickel as Ni.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 15 September 2017. 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. A login ID and a password can be requested via email to iisnl@sgs.com