Mercury in Impinger Solution 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. These samples are typically provided in duplicate for use in case of lab mishap, for QC purposes or to analyze multiple methods.
Type of PT Scheme: Air Quality and Emissions
Matrix: Impinger Solution
Analyte/s: Values of analytes vary lot to lot.
All information regarding the use of Mercury in Impinger Solution can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.
Mercury in Impinger Solution is an air PT standard, suitable for analyzing mercury in impinger solution.
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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 20 mL concentrate.
The solvent for this sample is 5% nitric acid by volume in DI water.
The PT sample has not been preserved.
This PT is suitable for EPA Method 29.
To prepare the solution, partially fill a 1000 mL volumetric flask with reagent-grade water (near 20 ºC) and add 1 mL of trace-metal-grade nitric acid.
Shake ampule well prior to opening.
Open ampule PEA1916-20ML (be careful to avoid cuts on glass) and transfer 10.0 mL of concentrate to the volumetric flask.
Fill the flask to volume with reagent-grade water and mix well.
The sample is now ready for immediate analysis.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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