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Air and Stack Emissions Scheme (AIR)

EPTIS factsheet 150512 | Last revision 2018-02-20 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts150512 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts150512

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks Collaboration between LGC and the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) Run by LGC (accredited PT provider of this scheme) and supported by the technical expertise at HSL Combines HSL's WASP and LGC's STACKS - for all laboratories undertaking analysis of air monitoring samples
Keywords
Product groups Air
Emissions
Exhaust gases / immissions
Gas
Hazardous substances
Heating, cooling, ventilating
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Measuring instruments
Metals
Process control systems
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Emissions of gases / vapours
Environmental conditions
Environmental protection
Occupational safety
Safety evaluation
Sampling
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
STACK emissions-Impinger solutions Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Lead (Pb) -
Mercury (Hg) -
Copper (Cu) -
Antimony (Sb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Vanadium (V) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) -
Hydrogen fluoride -
Hydrogen chloride -
Volume -
Ammonia -
Nitrogen oxides -
STACK Emissions-Quartz filters Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Lead (Pb) -
Copper (Cu) -
Antimony (Sb) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Thallium (Tl) -
Vanadium (V) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Dust analysis (mass of solids) -
STACK Emissions-Rinsing solution Total solids (dust analysis) -
Workplace Air - filters Cadmium (Cd) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Lead (Pb) -
Copper (Cu) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Iron (Fe) -
Chromium (Cr) -
Respirable grade quartz XRD
FTIR
Formaldehyde -
Acetaldehyde -
Chromium (VI) -
Dust (mass of solids) Gravimetric Analysis
Lactose -
Elemental Carbon (C) -
Beryllium (Be) - NEW 2018 4 x spiked mixed cellulose ester filter 37mm Ø
Workplace Air - tubes Toluene -
Benzene -
Trichloroethylene -
Tetrachloroethene -
Xylene (all isomers) -
Ethyl benzene -
1,1,1- trichloroethane -
n- Hexane -
n-Butyl acetate -
Workplace Air - dust Chromium (Cr) -
Cobalt (Co) -
Copper (Cu) -
Iron (Fe) -
Manganese (Mn) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Zinc (Zn) -
Lead (Pb) -
Ambient Air - tubes Toluene -
Benzene -
Xylene (all isomers) -
Ethyl benzene -
Nitrogen dioxide (as nitrite) -
Ambient Air- filters Arsenic (As) -
Cadmium (Cd) -
Nickel (Ni) -
Lead (Pb) -
Chloride (Cl-) -
Nitrate (NO3-) -
Sulfate -
Dust by gravimetry (mass of solids) quartz fibre filters
Indoor / Chamber Air - VOCs - tubes Toluene -
Benzene -
Phenol -
p-Xylene -
Limonene -
n-Hexane -
Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) -
a-Pinene -
124-TMB -
Butyl acetate -
Cyclohexanone -
4-phenylcyclohexene (4-PCH) -
Dodecane -
Alcohol (Qualitative) -
Aliphatic compounds (Qualitative) -
Aromatic Content (Qualitative) -
Esters Content (Qualitative) -
Halocarbons (Qualitative) -
Terpenes (Qualitative) -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
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 samples taken
Regularly operated Yes (6 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green,
BL9 0AP Bury Lancashire
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: http://www.lgcstandards.com http://www.lgcstandards.com
Mr Savvas Xystouris
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Email: savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com savvas.xystouris@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: 1.21