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VBBo- Ringanalyse / Essai interlaboratoire Osol - Inorganic and organics pollutants in soil

EPTIS factsheet 123633 | Last revision 2019-04-08 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts123633 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts123633

PT provider
PT provider Agroscope / Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO) Agroscope / Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO)
Based in Switzerland
Language(s) English
Remarks This proficiency test is carried out by WEPAL - Wageningen Evaluating Programmes for Analytical Laboratories (Wageningen University, The Netherlands). NABO makes a swiss-specific evaluation from results out of the PT ISE and SETOC.
Product groups Agriculture
Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Environmental protection
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Sediment and Soil Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) Participants use different methods
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) Participants use different methods
Soil Fluorine Extraction with melting NaOH
Extraction with water
Heavy metals (Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mo, Ni, Pb, Ti, Zn) Extraction with 0.1 mol/L NaNO3
Extraction with boiling 2mol/L HNO3
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards Ordinance relating to Impacts on the Soil
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee ISE 675 € - SETOC 1015 €
Regularly operated Yes (4 times per year)
Year of first operation 1989
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Agroscope / Swiss Soil Monitoring Network (NABO)
Reckenholzstrasse 191
8046 Zürich

Phone: +41 58 468 71 11
Fax: +41 58 468 72 01
Web: http://www.nabo.admin.ch http://www.nabo.admin.ch
Mr Daniel Wächter
Phone: +41 58 468 74 22
Fax: +41 58 468 72 01
Email: nabo@agroscope.admin.ch nabo@agroscope.admin.ch
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Switzerland, Mr Ian Mann. Mr Ian Mann.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5