Proficiency Test on Gasoil started

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Summary of this proficiency test:

On 30 August 2017 the proficiency test on Gasoil starts with 182 participants from 77 different countries.

On that date, the sample will be dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample is the material safety data sheet (MSDS).

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

The sample can be analyzed on: Ash content, Aromatics, Acid Number, Cetane Index, Carbon residue, Color, Cloud Point, CFPP, Copper Strip at 50°C, Distillation at 760 mmHg, Density at 15ºC, Flash Point PMcc, FAME content, Kinematic viscosity at 40°C, Lubricity by HFRR, Nitrogen, Pour Point, Sulphur content, Water, Cetane Number & DCN, Oxidation Stability and Particulate contamination.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 6 October 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 and a password can be requested via email to iisnl@sgs.com