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Chocolate Scheme - (QCS)

EPTIS factsheet 127118 | Last revision 2020-09-21 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127118 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127118

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Consumer products
Food and drink
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Cocoa powder Quality parameters -
Energy -
Fat -
Saturates -
Total Nitrogen -
Carbohydrate -
Total sugars -
Fructose -
Glucose -
Sucrose -
Salt -
Sodium- NEW -
Ash -
Moisture -
Theobromine -
Caffeine - NEW 2021 -
Microbiological testing -
Coliforms count -
Yeast count -
Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Salmonella species presence/absence -
Mould count -
Enterococci count -
Enterobacteriaceae count -
Elements -
Total arsenic -
Cadmium -
Lead -
Dark chocolate-NEW Heavy metals (Cadmium - natural levels) -
Cadmium -
Chocolate Water Activity-NEW -
Quality parameters -
Energy -
Fat -
Carbohydrate -
Fructose -
-
Sucrose -
Salt -
Theobromine -
Moisture -
Total Sugars -
Total Nitrogen -
Microbiological testing -
Salmonella species presence/absence -
Coliform count -
Enterobacteriaceae count -
Enterococci count -
Mould count -
Yeast count -
Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 Please see current application form and scheme description for accredited and non-accredited status of test materials and analytes.

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on samples taken
Regularly operated Yes (3 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation 2000
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green
BL9 0AP Bury, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597 https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597
Mrs Nicola Armstrong
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax:
Email: nicola.armstrong@lgcgroup.com nicola.armstrong@lgcgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21