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EPTIS factsheet 678808 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678808 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678808

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks All tests can be performed on all samples 3 × ~40 g chocolate block/bar samples (A/B/C) Count (cfu/g): Plate Count, Coliforms, Enterobacteriaceae, Mould, Yeast Detection (/0.1g): E. coli ; (/25g): Salmonella spp See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Chocolate Block/Bar Coliform count all methods
Enterobacteriaceae count all methods
Mould count all methods
Plate count all methods
Yeast count all methods
E. coli detection all methods
Salmonella spp. detection all methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All food testing labs who want real, ready-to-test samples
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 40+
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$450 (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (1 round per year)
Year of first operation 2014
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
P.O.Box 877, Unit 4/58 Stennett Road
2565 Ingleburn NSW

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
IFM Team
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Email: Support@ifmqs.com.au Support@ifmqs.com.au
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Australia, Ms Luminita Antin. Ms Luminita Antin.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5