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Check Sample (Potable Water/Beverages)

EPTIS factsheet 138674 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138674 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts138674

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks Comprehensive sample for water and beverage testing laboratories. All analyses are available on all samples. 12 rounds per year (split into 2 programs, each providing 6 monthly rounds) Count (cfu/mL): Plate count 21°C, Plate count 37°C Count (cfu/100mL): Coliforms, Clostridium spp. (vegetative), Enterococcus spp, Thermotolerant (faecal) Coliforms, E. coli, Ps. aeruginosa, Pseudomonas spp, Yeast, Mould, Faecal Streptococcus spp, Coagulase positive Staphylococcus spp See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Waters/Beverages (synthesized) Clostridium species count all methods
Coliform count all methods
E. Coli count all methods
Enterococcus species count all methods
Mould count all methods
Plate count 21°C all methods
Plate count 37°C all methods
Pseudomonas aeruginosa count all methods
Pseudomonas species count all methods
Coagulase-positive staphylococci count all methods
Faecal streptococci count all methods
Thermotolerant (faecal) Coliform count all methods
Yeast count all methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratories that routinely test water and beverage samples
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 100+
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$700 per 6 months/rounds (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (12 rounds per year (split into 2 programs, each providing 6 monthly rounds))
Year of first operation 1997
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
P.O.Box 877, Unit 4/58 Stennett Road
2565 Ingleburn NSW

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
IFM Team
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Email: Support@ifmqs.com.au Support@ifmqs.com.au
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Australia, Ms Luminita Antin. Ms Luminita Antin.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5