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Chocolate Scheme - (QCS)

EPTIS factsheet 127118 | Last revision 2017-10-19 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127118 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127118

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards 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
Chocolate Fat -
Butyric acid -
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 -
Cocoa powder Quality parameters -
Fat -
Ash -
Theobromine -
Moisture -
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 -
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 Standards Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green,
BL9 0AP Bury Lancashire
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: http://www.lgcstandards.com http://www.lgcstandards.com
Mr Savvas Xystouris
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Email: savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com savvas.xystouris@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