Lead on Filter Paper proficiency testing material is produced in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010. The PT portfolio allows our test components to offer significant performance data to monitor and prove competency to customers, accreditation bodies or both.
Supelco® is a global proficiency testing (PT) provider that manufactures best-in-class environmental and pharmaceutical PT products. Our Air Quality & Emissions Proficiency Testing Samples are designed for use with common methods for monitoring and measuring the air quality and are available in a variety of sampling matrices such as Impinger solutions, Filter paper, PUF cartridges and Absorbent tubes.
Type of PT Scheme: Air Quality and Emissions
Matrix: Filter Paper
Analyte/s: Values of analytes vary lot to lot.
All information regarding the use of Lead on Filter Paper can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.
Lead on Filter Paper is an air PT standard, suitable for analyzing the inorganic lead from stationary sources in air samples.
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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
The PT sample is packaged as a 10mL vial containing a filter paper.
The PT sample was prepared using 2% nitric acid as the solvent.
This PT is suitable for EPA Method 12.
Unscrew vial and carefully remove filter paper.
The filter paper is ready for immediate analysis.
Report lead content in μg/filter.
Storage and Stability
Please refer to sample label for expiration date, specific storage temperature, and specific storage conditions.
Are you new to Supelco® Proficiency Testing? 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 email@example.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 (2021-2022)
Air AIR21-2 April 7 - May 21, 2021 AIR21-4 October 6 - November 19, 2021
AIR22-2 April 6 - May 20, 2022 AIR22-4 October 5 - November 18, 2022
Supelco is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Lead, Pb 10-250 μg/filter
Storage Class Code
11 - Combustible Solids
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