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Supelco

Trace Metals - WS (Whole Volume) Sample 2

Proficiency Testing Material

NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

packaging

bottle of 1 × 500 mL

concentration

in water

application(s)

environmental

format

matrix material

storage temp.

2-8°C

General description

Trace Metals - WS (Whole Volume) Sample 2 proficiency testing material is produced in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010. Also referred to as Potable Water or Water Supply sample, this sample is manufactured according to TNI requirements. However, please note, this sample may include non-TNI analytes as well. The lower criteria from the TNI tables mimic the levels common to drinking water samples.

Supelco® is a global proficiency testing (PT) provider that manufactures best-in-class environmental and pharmaceutical PT products. Most water PT samples are available as concentrates or ready-to-use volumes giving the end-user flexibility in selecting samples that will fit their exact needs. Our WS program is designed to meet the quality assurance requirements in compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), thereby ensuring the analytical competence of your laboratory or drinking water facility.

Type of PT Scheme: Water analysis - Water Supply (WS)

Matrix: Water Supply/Drinking water

Analyte/s: Values of analytes vary lot to lot.

All information regarding the use of Trace Metals - WS (Whole Volume) Sample 2 proficiency testing standard can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.

Application

Trace Metals - WS (Whole Volume) Sample 2 proficiency testing material is suitable for testing trace metals in water supply/drinking water.

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Features and Benefits

We have a vast portfolio of environmental PT schemes with "fit-for-purpose" samples to help you meet the needs of the laboratory.

Our proficiency testing (PT) program is a benchmark to:

  • provide staff with an insight into their laboratory′s performance, to verify the accuracy and reliability of their testing process
  • provide a comparison of performance with that of other laboratories, nationally and internationally
  • test and educate staff, provide a better understanding of the impact of incorrect results and identify areas where there may be problems
  • provide an independent evaluation of laboratory performance
  • demonstrate to clients, colleagues and accreditation bodies that there is a commitment to quality

Preparation Note

Description
  • This sample is provided in a 500 mL HDPE bottle as a whole volume standard.
  • The sample is preserved in 0.15% (v/v) nitric acid.
  • The sample storage temperature 18 - 20 ºC.
  • The expected concentration ranges can be found in the TNI fields of testing document.


Sample Preparation

  • Shake the Trace Metals bottle prior to opening.
  • It is suggested that your matrix match the acid concentration of your calibration materials with the PT sample.
  • Analyze using your normal methods.

Storage and Stability

Please refer to sample label for expiration date, specific storage temperature, and specific storage conditions.

Other Notes

Are you new to Supelco® Proficiency TestingͰ Be sure to register your account details in the PT Portal before placing your order.
This will provide access to data entry, reporting packets and final reports. Registrations will be approved shortly after your order is placed. For further questions, write to us at ptservice@milliporesigma.com.

When placing your order online, please indicate your study preference under the ′your reference′ column. Available studies can be viewed at the bottom of the page.
Click here to learn more about Quick-Turn Studies (on-demand proficiency tests that are offered depending on lot availability). The Quick-Turn results are released within 48-72 hours whereas scheduled study reports are released within 21 days.

Proficiency testing samples are presented as single blind. No values for the samples are released until the testing period concludes.

Proficiency Testing Schedule (2022-2023)

Drinking Water
WS22-2 March 23 - May 6, 2022
WS22-4 September 21 - November 4, 2022

WS23-2 March 22 – May 5, 2023
WS23-4 September 20 – November 3, 2023


Quick-Turn Study (on demand proficiency test that is offered depending on lot availability)

Legal Information

Supelco is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Analyte

Description

    Antimony, Sb 6-50 μg/L
    Barium, Ba 500-3000 μg/L
    Boron, B 800-2000 μg/L
    Molybdenum, Mo 15-130 μg/L
    Silver, Ag 20-300 μg/L
    Thallium, Tl 2-10 μg/L
    Vanadium, V 50-1000 μg/L

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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