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Toxicology Scheme - (TOX)

EPTIS factsheet 142157 | Last revision 2021-09-15 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142157 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142157

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Hazardous substances
Pharmaceutical products, drugs
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Blood Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) Quantitative assay
Salicylic acid -
Carboxyhaemoglobin -
Ethanol -
Urine Ethanol Quantitative assay
Paper exercise Toxicology case studies include various analytes with clinical or forensic scenario -
Lyophilised urine Gammahydroxybutyrate -
Human blood Toxicology case studies include various analytes with clinical or forensic scenario -
Human serum Ethanol -
Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) -
Salicylic acid -
Whole blood Acetone Quantitative assay
Ethanol -
Ethylene glycol -
Isopropyl alcohol -
Methanol -
Whole blood toxicology Test materials contain analytes which are pre-defined by our Advisory group and the request of participants -
Toxic alcohols Ethanol -
Methanol -
Isopropyl alcohol -
Acetone -
Ethylene glycol -
Lyophilised human serum Diazepam Quantitative assay
Nitrazepam -
Nordazepam -
Oxazepam -
Temazepam -
Zaleplon -
Zolpidem -
Zopiclone -
NEW benzodiazepine mix Quantitative assay
Alprazolam -
Bromazepam -
Clonazepam -
Lorazepam -
Midazolam -
Etizolam -NEW -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards ISO 15189: 2003
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 Depending on sample taken
Regularly operated Yes (16 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation 1991
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