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EPTIS factsheet 130322 | Last revision 2017-06-23 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts130322 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts130322

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks Comprehensive range of standard solutions, soil extracts and soil materials for the analysis of organic and inorganic chemicals
Keywords
Product groups Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Metals
Testing fields Environmental conditions
Analytical chemistry
Environmental protection
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Soil extract (ISO 11466) Metals -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Standard solutions Metals -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Selenium (Se) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Soil (ground to pass 200μm sieve) Metals -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (total) -
Chromium (VI) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Inorganics -
Ammonia (as N) -
Cyanide, total complex -
Cyanide, total free -
Cyanide, total -
Dry Matter -
Loss on ignition -
pH -
Thiocyanate -
Total sulfate -
Sulfide, easily liberated -
Boron (B), water soluble -
Chloride (Cl-), water soluble -
Fluoride (F-), water soluble -
Sulfate, water soluble -
Sulfur, total -
Standard solutions Inorganics -
Cyanide, total -
Sulfate,total -
Boron (B),water soluble -
Sulfide, easily liberated -
Thiocyanate -
Fluoride (F-), total -
Soil (ground to pass 200μm sieve) Organics -
Acenaphthene -
Acenaphthylene -
Anthracene -
Benz(a)anthracene -
Benzo (b) fluoranthene -
Benzo(k)fluoranthene -
Benzo(b/k)fluoranthene (sum) -
Benzo(ghi)perylene -
Benz(a)pyrene -
Chrysene -
Dibenz(ah)anthracene -
Fluoranthene -
Fluorene -
Indeno(123-cd)pyrene -
Naphthalene -
Phenanthrene -
Pyrene -
PAHs, total -
Phenols -
Cresols -
Xylenols -
Phenolic substances, distillable -
PCB 28 -
PCB 52 -
PCB 101 -
PCB 118 -
PCB 138 -
PCB 153 -
PCB 180 -
Sulfur, elemental -
Carbon, total organic (TOC) -
Total petroleum hydrocarbons (C10-C40 inclusive) -
TPH Aliphatic >C10-C12 -
TPH Aliphatic >C12 -C16 -
TPH Aliphatic >C16 -C21 -
TPH Aliphatic >C21-C35 -
TPH Aliphatic >C35-C40 -
TPH Aromatic >EC10-EC12 -
TPH Aromatic >EC12-EC16 -
TPH Aromatic >EC16-EC21 -
TPH Aromatic >EC21-EC35 -
TPH Aromatic >EC35-EC40 -
Standard solutions Organics -
Acenaphthene -
Acenaphthylene -
Anthracene -
Benz(a)anthracene -
Benzo (b) fluoranthene -
Benzo(k)fluoranthene -
Benzo(b/k)fluoranthene (sum) -
Benzo(ghi)perylene -
Benz(a)pyrene -
Chrysene -
Dibenz(ah)anthracene -
Fluoranthene -
Fluorene -
Indeno(123-cd)pyrene -
Naphthalene -
Phenanthrene -
Pyrene -
Phenols, monohydric Distillation
Phenols, total -
Cresols, total -
Xylenols, total -
Phenol -
PCB 28 -
PCB 52 -
PCB 101 -
PCB 118 -
PCB 138 -
PCB 153 -
PCB 180 -
TPH, Range C10 – C40 (inclusive) -
TPH, Aliphatic ≤C6 -
TPH, Aliphatic >C6-C8 -
TPH, Aliphatic >C8-C10 -
TPH, Aromatic C6 -
TPH, Aromatic >C6-C8 -
TPH, Aromatic >C8-C10 -
Benzene -
Toluene -
Ethylbenzene -
o-xylene -
m + p-Xylenes -
1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene -
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene -
2-Chlorotoluene -
1,2-Dichloroethane -
1,2-Dichloroethene -
Dichloromethane -
Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene -
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane -
1,1,1-Trichloroethane -
Tetrachloromethane -
Trichloroethene -
Trichloromethane -
Vinyl Chloride -
Qualitative Analysis -
Semi volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) -
Soil (ground to pass 200μm sieve) Leachate -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (total) -
Chromium (VI) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Sulfate -
Chloride (Cl-) -
Fluoride (F-) -
Nitrate (NO3-) -
Boron (B) -
Chromium (VI) -
Phosphate (PO4 3-) -
Ammonia -
Cyanide, free -
Cyanide, total -
Thiocyanate -
pH -
Conductivity (20°C) -
Chemical oxygen demand (COD) -
Total Organic Carbon (TOC) -
Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) -
Phenol index -
Soil (ground to pass 4μm sieve) Waste Acceptance criteria (EN 12457-2:2002) -
Dry matter content ratio -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (total) -
Chromium (VI) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Sulfate -
Chloride (Cl-) -
Fluoride (F-) -
Phenol index -
Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) -
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) -
Leachate material (EN 12457-2:2002) Waste Acceptance criteria (EN 12457-2:2002) -
Antimony (Sb) -
Arsenic (As) -
Barium (Ba) -
Beryllium (Be) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Chromium (total) -
Chromium (VI) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Lead (Pb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Molybdenum (Mo) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Selenium (Se) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Tin (Sn) -
Vanadium (V) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Sulfate -
Chloride (Cl-) -
Fluoride (F-) -
Phenol index -
Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC) -
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) -
Soil (BTEX) Benzene -
Toluene -
Ethylbenzene -
o-xylene -
m + p-Xylenes -
Soil (Total Hydrocarbons) TPH, Aliphatic ≤C6 -
TPH, Aliphatic >C6-C8 -
TPH, Aliphatic >C8-C10 -
TPH, Aromatic C6 -
TPH, Aromatic >C6-C8 -
TPH, Aromatic >C8-C10 -
Soil (VOCs) 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene -
1,2,4-trichlorobenzene -
2-Chlorotoluene -
1,2-Dichloroethane -
1,2-Dichloroethene -
Dichloromethane -
Hexachloro-1,3-butadiene -
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane -
1,1,1-Trichloroethane -
Tetrachloromethane -
Trichloroethene -
Trichloromethane -
Vinyl Chloride -
Soil (Organochlorine Pesticides) Endrin -
Dieldrin -
Aldrin -
p,p’-DDT -
o,p-DDT -
p,p’-DDE -
p,p’-DDD -
Alpha Hexachlorocyclohexane -
Beta Hexachlorocyclohexane -
Delta Hexachlorocyclohexane -
Lindane (Gamma HCH) -
Trifluralin -
Alpha Endosulphan -
Beta Endosulphan -
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) -
Heptachlor -
Heptachlor epoxide -
Pentachlorobenzene -
Soil Loss on ignition at 440°C -
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 (5 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation September 1993
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