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Sugar Scheme - (SUPS)

EPTIS factsheet 134377 | Last revision 2023-12-13 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134377 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts134377

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Consumer products
Food and drink
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Process control systems
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Microbiological analysis of sugar Osmophilic mould count -
Osmophilic yeast count -
Yeast count -
Total aerobic mesophilic count -
Mould count -
Thermophilic acidophilic bacteria count -
Guaiacol producing thermophilic acidophilic bacteria presence/absence -
Cane or beet sugar Arsenic -
Lead -
Copper -
Cadmium -
Mercury -
Ash -
Colour -
Iron -
Turbidity -
Sulphur Dioxide -
Reflectance grade -
Reducing sugars -
Sediment (insoluble) -
Moisture -
Polarisation -
Molasses Sucrose -
pH -
Reducing sugars -
Dry substance -
Sulfated ash -
Fermentable sugars -
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) Ash -
Colour -
Sucrose -
Fructose -
pH -
Polarisation -
Reducing sugars -
Raw sugar Ash -
Colour -
Dextran -
Moisture -
Polarisation -
Reducing sugars -
Starch -
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 Pepsi-Cola International
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on samples taken.
Regularly operated Yes (2 to 12 chemistry rounds, 2 microbiology rounds)
Year of first operation April 2001
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
Email: axiopt@lgcgroup.com axiopt@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: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5