The Microcystins Proficiency Testing Program Surface Recreational Water, Instrumental) is intended to satisfy the increasing international demand for services and products for conformity assessment in the field of Microcystins analysis of Surface Recreational Water.
Eurofins Abraxis will produce and distribute test materials to allow screening and confirmatory analysis to be conducted separately. The laboratory will test samples using HPLC and forward the results back to Eurofins Abraxis. The end product of the proficiency testing program is a clear and comprehensive report, where data are recorded, analyzed, and statistically evaluated. Analytical methods are also listed.
Test Program 2019-03 will consist of a total of 4 surface/recreational water samples fortified with one to four of the following microcystin congeners: LA, LF, LR, LY, RR, YR, dmMC-LR, nodularins. The registration deadline is May 31, 2019. Samples will be distributed in June 2019. Results are due by July 12, 2019. Reports will be available in August 2019. (Dates subject to change.)