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Wheat flour and Maize meal PT scheme

[East Africa Proficiency Testing Scheme (EAC PT)]

EPTIS factsheet 139793 | Last revision 2023-08-08 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts139793 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts139793

PT provider
PT provider KEBS, Kenya Bureau of Standards KEBS, Kenya Bureau of Standards
Based in Kenya
Language(s) English
Remarks Cost is USD 220, registration is open from 1st June to 30th July every year. Samples are sent out in early September to registered participants. Limited PT rest portions available at a cost of USD 50 plus courrier charges.
Product groups Agriculture
Food and drink
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Maize flour Aflatoxins Customer stated
Wheat flour and maize flour Copper Customer stated
Zinc Customer stated
Crude fibre ISO 5498
Moisture Oven method @ 105°C / 130 °C
Iron Customer stated
Crude protein ISO 20483
Fat acidity ISO 7305
Ash, total ISO 2171
Crude fat Solvent extraction
Gluten Customer stated
Vitamin A Customer stated
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All laboratories engaged in analysis of flour worldwide, there is no geographical restrictions
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants 30 - 70
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Operating according to requirements of ISO 17043:2010 and recognised by east African Community (EAC)

Operation is commissioned / requested by East African Community (EAC)
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 220 US $
Regularly operated Yes (yearly)
Year of first operation 2005
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
KEBS, Kenya Bureau of Standards
P.O.Box 54974, Popo Road off Mombasa road
00200 Nairobi

Phone: +254 20 6948446 / 6948000
Fax: +254 20 604031 (or -609660)
Web: http://www.kebs.org http://www.kebs.org
Mr. Anthony Irungu
Phone: +254 20 6948446 / 6948000
Fax: +254 20 604031 (or -609660)
Email: irungu@kebs.org irungu@kebs.org
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Kenya, Mr Donald Masuku. Mr Donald Masuku.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5