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Proficiency Testing of Marine Biotoxins VPM in bivalve seafood

[Ensayo de Aptitud de Biotoxinas Marinas Toxina Paralizante en Mariscos]

EPTIS factsheet 521626 | Last revision 2019-01-07 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts521626 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts521626

PT provider
PT provider Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile
Based in Chile
Language(s) Español
Remarks The ISP has a quality management system under the requirements of NCh-ISO 17043. The ISP is the Designated Laboratory of Metrology for Biotoxins in seafoods & grains, of the National Metrology Network of Chile.
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Mollusc bivalve Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) Bioassay Mouse
Mollusc bivalve Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) AOAC 959.08
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Laboratory of foods and shellfoods publics or privates national o international
Linked to specific legislation / standards Program National of Biotoxin Marines
Additional, subsidiary aims Designated laboratory of metrology in biotoxins in seafood and grains.
Number of participants 20
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by No Accredited ISO/IEC 17043 on the basis of

Operation is commissioned / requested by Ministry of Health of Chile- national fishing service (SERNAPESCA)
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Consult with ventas.metrologia@ispch.cl or www.ispch.cl
Regularly operated Yes (Anual)
Year of first operation 1996
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile
Marathon N°1000 Ñuñoa

Phone: 56 2 25755498
Web: http://www.ispch.cl http://www.ispch.cl
Ms. Soraya Sandoval
Phone: 56 2 25755498
Email: soraya@ispch.cl soraya@ispch.cl
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Chile, Mr. Manuel Navarrete Rossel. Mr. Manuel Navarrete Rossel.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5