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EPTIS factsheet 678825 | Last revision 2023-11-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678825 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts678825

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 Round 1: 2 × real seafood (Sample A and B) plus vials. Minor hydration required prior to testing. Detection (/0.1g): E. coli Detection (/25g): Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus Round 2: 2 × real seafood (Sample A and B). Minor hydration required prior to testing. Count (cfu/g): Total bacteria, coliform, E. coli, Coagulase positive Staphylococcus spp, Anaerobic sulfite reducing bacteria, H2S producing bacteria See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx Laboratories may request multiple result submissions at no additional cost. This will ensure that all analysts and methods can be compared, giving a laboratory-wide picture of proficiency. If required, additional sample sets are available for order at a low per sample price (in support of no cost multiple result submissions).
Product groups Food and drink
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Seafood Round 1 E. coli detection all methods
Vibrio cholerae detection all methods
Vibrio parahaemolyticus detection all methods
Seafood Round 2 Total bacteria counting all methods
Coliform count all methods
E. coli count all methods
Coagulase positive Staphylococcus spp count all methods
Anaerobic sulfite reducing bacteria count all methods
H2S producing bacteria count all methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All food labs who wish to test real seafood
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 30+
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 $510 per round, plus shipping
Regularly operated Yes (2 rounds 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