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Environmental Radioactivity Proficiency Test Exercise

EPTIS factsheet 151652 | Last revision 2017-12-11 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts151652 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts151652

PT provider
PT provider National Physical Laboratory National Physical Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Nuclear applications
Reference materials
Testing fields Calibration
Nuclear and radioactivity
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Radioactive aqueous solutions (mixed radionuclides) Activity concentration per radionuclide Chosen by participant
Radioactive solid materials (single or mixed radionuclides) Activity concentration per radionuclide Chosen by participant
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Environmental radioactivity measurement laboratories with no professional or geographical restrictions
Linked to specific legislation / standards No
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials
Number of participants 50
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/CASCO 17043:2010 for part of the parameters


Operation is commissioned / requested by Requested by environmental radioactivity measurement community
Fees and frequency
Participation fee In 2017, £250 participation fee plus £465 per sample plus delivery charges
Regularly operated Yes (Annual)
Year of first operation 1989
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
National Physical Laboratory
Hampton Road
TW11 0LW Teddington
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8977 3222
Web: http://www.npl.co.uk http://www.npl.co.uk
Dr Julian Dean
Phone: +44(0)208 943 6278
Email: julian.dean@npl.co.uk julian.dean@npl.co.uk
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