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LGC Water chemistry scheme: AQUACHECK

EPTIS factsheet 131386 | Last revision 2018-10-19 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts131386 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts131386

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks A comprehensive range of real, synthetic and simulated test materials for the analysis of organic and inorganic chemicals, ecotoxicology and radiochemical parameters plus test materials for the Water Framework Directive. For any additional information please contact the EPTIS coordinator
Keywords
Product groups Agriculture
Metals
Minerals
Pharmaceutical products, drugs
Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Water
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Geology
Sampling
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Clean Waters - Organic Haloforms and Chlorinated Solvents -
Phenols -
Benzene, Toluene and Xylenes -
Organochlorine Pesticides -
Chlorinated Solvents -
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons -
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) -
Acid Herbicides -
Triazines and Urea Herbicides -
Organophosphorus Pesticides -
PFOS and PFOA -
Formaldehyde -
Chlorophyll a -
Taste and Odour -
Acrylamide -
UV Absorbing Organic Constituents -
Geosmin and MIB -
Fungicides -
Microcystins NEW -
Waste Waters and Effluents – Inorganic and Nutrients Nutrients and other analytes -
Non-specific Analytes -
BOD (5 day) -
COD (chemical oxygen demand) -
Suspended solids -
Methylene blue active substances (MBAS) -
Dissolved/Total organic carbon -
Turbidity -
Non-ionic surfactants -
Metals (Preserved in 0.5% Nitric Acid) -
Chromium (VI) -
Settleable Solids -
BOD/COD at high concentration -
Sewage Sludge – Inorganic Determinands Sewage Sludge Inorganics and Specific Elements -
Compositional Analysis of Sewage Sludge -
Soils – Inorganic Determinands Agricultural Soil Inorganics and Specific Elements -
Waste Waters and Effluents – Industrial Waste Waters Major Waste Water Analytes -
Total Phenol, Cyanide and Sulfate -
Metals (Preserved in 0.5% Nitric Acid) -
Ammonia, Phosphate and Nitrogen -
2-Amino-4,6-dinitrotoluene -
Sulfide -
Waste Waters - Organic Haloforms and Chlorinated Solvents -
Phenols -
Benzene, Toluene and Xylenes -
Organochlorine Pesticides -
Chlorinated Solvents -
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons -
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) -
Acid Herbicides -
Triazines and Urea Herbicides -
Organophosphorus Pesticides -
Mineral Oil in Water -
Oil and Grease in Water -
AOX in Wastewater -
Qualitative Waters Qualitative Organics by GCMS -
Qualitative Organics by Purge and Trap GCMS -
Qualitative Determination in Clean Water -
Radiochemistry Gross Alpha and Gross Beta in Clean Water -
Aqueous Tritium in Clean Water -
Plutonium and Uranium NEW -
Ecotoxicology Ecotoxicology Tests -
Trial samples Synthetic Pyrethroid Insecticides -
M-Certs -
Triclosan -
Haloacetic Acids -
Acetate & Iodide -
Inorganic NPK Fertiliser -
EQSD Directive – Low Level Triazines NEW -
Bottled Mineral Water -
Saline Water – Nutrients -
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds -
Explosives in Groundwater -
Soil Texture NEW -
Organic Fertiliser -
Trihalomethanes & Nutrients in Recreational Water -
EQSD Directive – Low Level Organophosphorus & Chlorinated Solvents NEW -
Low Level CIP2 contaminants -
Pharmaceuticals -
M-Certs -
EQSD Directive – Low Level Organochlorines NEW -
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds -
Saline Water – Metals -
Explosives in Groundwater 1,3,5-Trinitrobenzene -
1,3-Dinitrobenzene -
2,4-Dinitrotoluene -
2,6-Dinitrotoluene -
2-Amino-4,6-dinitrotoluene -
2-Nitrotoluene -
3-Nitrotoluene -
4-Amino-2,6-dinitrotoluene -
4-Nitrotoluene -
Diphenylamine -
Nitrobenzene -
Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) -
Octogen (HMX) -
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 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 Fees vary according to selection from available groups.
Regularly operated Yes (20 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 1986
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