Proficiency Test on Ethanol (Fuel-/Bio-grade) 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.

Download the instructions for iis17C15 here: The letter of instructions.

Summary of this proficiency test:

On 8 November 2017 the proficiency test on Ethanol (Fuel-/Bio-grade) started with  61 participants from 31 different countries. 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: Acidity as acetic acid, Appearance, Copper as Cu, Density at 20°C, Electrical conductivity at 25ºC, Nonvolatile matter, Nitrogen, pHe, Phosphorus as P, Water, Ethanol, Higher Alcohols, Impurities, Methanol, Chloride, Sulphate and Sulphur.

The deadline for reporting results is set on 15 December 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