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EPTIS factsheet 131117 | Last revision 2016-08-30 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts131117 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts131117

PT provider
PT provider Proftest SYKE, Finnish Environment Institute Proftest SYKE, Finnish Environment Institute
Based in Finland
Language(s) Finnish, English
Remarks
Keywords
Product groups Metals
Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Water
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Environmental conditions
Environmental protection
Thermodynamics
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Solid samples Metals Routine methods of participants
Mercury Routine methods of participants
Total organic carbon (TOC) Routine methods of participants
Mineral oils Routine methods of participants
Trichloroethene Routine methods of participants
Tetrachloroethene Routine methods of participants
Volatile organic compounds (VOC) Routine methods of participants
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) Routine methods of participants
Water, waste Heavy metals Routine methods of participants
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Routine methods of participants
Adsorbable organically bound halogens (AOX) Routine methods of participants
Sodium Routine methods of participants
Nutrients Routine methods of participants
Metals Routine methods of participants
Mercury Routine methods of participants
Total organic carbon (TOC) Routine methods of participants
Suspended matter Routine methods of participants
Mineral oils GC
Trichloroethene Routine methods of participants
Tetrachloroethene Routine methods of participants
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) Routine methods of participants
Volatile organic compounds (VOC) Routine methods of participants
Radon-222, concentration Radiochemical analysis methods
Biological material -
Water, fresh Adsorbable organically bound halogens (AOX) Routine methods of participants
Calcium Routine methods of participants
Magnesium Routine methods of participants
Potassium Routine methods of participants
Sodium Routine methods of participants
Nutrients Routine methods of participants
Radionuclide concentration Radiochemical analysis methods
Metals Routine methods of participants
Chloride Routine methods of participants
Fluoride Routine methods of participants
Conductivity Routine methods of participants
Mercury Routine methods of participants
Colour Routine methods of participants
Hardness Routine methods of participants
Silicate Routine methods of participants
Total organic carbon (TOC) Routine methods of participants
Alkalinity Routine methods of participants
Suspended matter Routine methods of participants
Mineral oils GC
Sulfate Routine methods of participants
Trichloroethene Routine methods of participants
Tetrachloroethene Routine methods of participants
Turbidity Routine methods of participants
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD-Mn) Routine methods of participants
Salinity Routine methods of participants
Chlorophyll a Routine methods of participants
pH Routine methods of participants
Volatile organic compounds (VOC) Routine methods of participants
Fuels Calorific Value Calorimetry
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by FINAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by Environmental authorities
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 300 - 700 EURO
Regularly operated Yes (12-16 proficiency tests per year)
Year of first operation 1965
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Proftest SYKE, Finnish Environment Institute
Hakuninmaantie 6
00430 Helsinki
Finland

Phone: +358 295251000
Fax: +358 9 448320
Web: http://www.syke.fi/proftest/en http://www.syke.fi/proftest/en
Head of unit Mirja Leivuori
Phone: +358 40 756 4748
Fax: +358 9 448320
Email: proftest@environment.fi proftest@environment.fi
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Finland, Ms. Mirja Leivuori. Ms. Mirja Leivuori.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21