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Proficiency Testing on Organic Elemental Analysis and Isotopic Analysis

[Ensayo de Aptitud sobre Análisis Elemental Orgánico y Análisis Isotópico]

EPTIS factsheet 134320 | Last revision 2021-05-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134320 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134320

PT provider
PT provider Mat Control Laboratory, University of Barcelona Mat Control Laboratory, University of Barcelona
Based in Spain
Language(s) Spanish (English report available for non-Spanish participants)
Remarks This PT scheme is organised yearly and one of the samples to be analysed is always a pure organic compound. The rest of matrices of the programme are settled in the technical meeting of the previous edition of the PT from proposals of participants. Mat Control Laboratory from University of Barcelona is managing the PT scheme with the support of an organising committe composed by expert laboratories on OEA and EA-IRMS.
Keywords
Product groups Agriculture
Food and drink
Petroleum and coal products
Soil, sludge, contaminated sites
Wood
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Other liquid and solid matrices proposed by participants (food, soils, oils, coal,....) Nitrogen Organic Elemental analyzer
Carbon Organic Elemental analyzer
Hydrogen Organic Elemental analyzer
Sulfur Organic Elemental analyzer
Oxygen Organic Elemental analyzer
Delta N Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta C Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta H Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta S Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Pure organic compounds Nitrogen Organic Elemental analyzer
Carbon Organic Elemental analyzer
Hydrogen Organic Elemental analyzer
Sulfur Organic Elemental analyzer
Oxygen Organic Elemental analyzer
Delta N Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta C Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta H Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Delta S Elemental analyser coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectrometer (EA-IRMS)
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Organisations equipped with Organic Elemental Analyzers and/or Elemental analyzers coupled to an isotope ratio mass spectometer
Linked to specific legislation / standards No
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants 40 - 50
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

This PT scheme is sponsored by ThermoFisher Scientific, Leco and Mettler-Toledo

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 195 Euro
Regularly operated Yes (Once per year)
Year of first operation 1998
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Mat Control Laboratory, University of Barcelona
Marti i Franques, 1-11
08028 Barcelona
Spain

Phone: +34 03 403 92 74
Fax:
Web: http://www.matcontrol.com/english/02.htm http://www.matcontrol.com/english/02.htm
Mrs. Angels Sahuquillo
Phone: +34 03 403 92 74
Fax:
Email: angels.sahuquillo@ub.edu angels.sahuquillo@ub.edu
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Spain, Mr Miquel Navarro. Mr Miquel Navarro.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21