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Pharmaceutical Scheme - (PHARMASSURE)

EPTIS factsheet 127946 | Last revision 2020-01-24 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127946 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts127946

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Pharmaceutical products, drugs
Process control systems
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Environmental conditions
Medical analysis
Microbiology
Safety evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Pharmaceutical products (powders or liquids) - Advanced chemical analysis Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Lead (Pb) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Copper (Cu) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Benzene -
Carbon Tetrachloride -
1,2-Dichloroethane -
1,1- Dichloroethene -
1,1,1-Trichloroethane -
Chloroform -
Hexane -
Methanol -
Toluene -
Acetone -
Ethanol -
GC purity -
UV -
Dynamic viscosity -
Kinematic Viscosity -
Loss on Drying -
FTIR -
Moisture -
TLC -
Flame atomic absorption testing -
Polarimetry -
NMR (Qualitative or Quantitative) -
X-ray Powder diffraction (Qualitative or Quantitative) -
Dissolution -
Pharmaceutical products - Microbial identification Low - level enumeration -
Identification -
Pharmaceutical products - Microbial enumeration Escherichia coli -
Staphylococcus aureus -
Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Bile-tolerant gram-negative bacteria -
Pseudomonas aeruginosa -
Candida albicans -
Total Yeasts and Moulds -
Total bacteria counting -
Burkholderia cepacia presence/absence- NEW 2020 -
Pharmaceutical products (Powders or liquids) - Basic chemical analysis Density -
Refractive index -
pH -
Melting point -
Acid/base titration -
Other basic titrations (e.g Sodium Bicarbonate, Magnesium, Sodium Chloride) -
Diameter -
Disintegration -
Friability -
Resistance to crushing -
Thickness -
Uniformity -
Conductivity (low level) -
Particulate Matter -
Pharmaceutical products - Sterility tests Presence/absence -
Identification -
Pharmaceutical products- NEW Salmonella -1 x 10ml glass sealed vial which may or may not contain the target organism. Final sample volume 10ml (neat) Presence/Absence
Medicinal herbs - NEW Total aerobic microbial count -
Detection and/or enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus -
Detection and/or enumeration of coliforms -
Detection and/or enumeration of yeast and/or mould -
Endotoxins in liquid solution - NEW 2020 Endotoxins HTM 2030 1997
ISO 15883-4:2006
Medicinal herbs & supplements - NEW 2020 Cannabidiol (CBD) -
Sildenafil -
Ginsensosides in ginseng extract -
Heavy Metals -
Pb -
Cd -
Hg -
As -
E-liquid (liquid tobacco) - NEW 2020 Nicotine -
Propylene glycol -
Glycerol -
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 (4 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation August 2002
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