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EUPT-FV-SM07

FINAL REPORT AVAILABLE, Click here to download it !! 

EUPT-FV-SM07 Methods AVAILABLE, Click here to download it !!

 

 Overview 

 

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to participate in the European Proficiency Test in Fruits and Vegetables Screening Methods 07 (EUPT-FV-SM-07), organised by the European Union Reference Laboratory for Residues of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables on behalf of the European Commission, Health & Consumer Protection Directorate-General (DG-SANCO).

This EUPT is open for all National Reference Laboratories (NRLs) and all Official Laboratories (OfLs) of the EU, and furthermore it is also open for the NRLs and OfLs of the EU-candidate states and the EFTA countries. Participation will be on a voluntary basis

The PT is also open for Official Laboratories in third countries (countries outside the EU) as long as test material is available and provided that DG-SANCO gives its consent.

The test item for the EUPT-FV-SM07 will be BROCCOLI homogenate containing pesticides.

The test materials, 300 g of broccoli homogenate containing incurred pesticide residues, together with 300 g of 'blank' broccoli homogenate, will be shipped to participants on 16th March 2015.  

If any laboratories have holidays in the week of the shipment, please inform the organiser to rearrange shipment - as soon as possible. 

EUPT-FV-SM07 CALENDAR 

Activity

Date

Publishing the Calendar and Matrix on the Web page.

17th December 2014

Receiving Application Form from invited laboratories.

12th Jan-13th Feb 2015

Specific Protocol published on the Web site.

23rd Feb 2015 at the latest

Sample distribution.

16th March 2015

Deadline for receiving results: Fill in “Results Page”

72 hours after receiving the sample

Preliminary Report: only results, no statistical treatment.

April 2015

Final Report distributed to the Laboratories.

December 2015

 If any laboratories have holidays in the week of the shipment, please inform the organiser to rearrange shipment - as soon as possible.

The deadline fixed for result submission will be 72 hours after receiving the sample.

Only qualitative information will be requested for those pesticides that are detected. It has been decided by the Quality Control Group, and based on the received questionnaires, that a target pesticide list will not be provided.

NOTE: If your laboratory participates in the EUPT-FV-17 too, only one bottle of "blank" BROCCOLI homogenate will be shipped for both Proficiency Tests.

VERY IMPORTANT: The deadline for result submission to the Organiser will be 72 hours after receipt of the sample.

Please note that in some cases the documents or the dates could change, new versions updated. In this case, it will be published in our webpage and additionally an e-mail will be sent to the participants for notification. But please, check periodically our website in case the email does not get through to you.   

For laboratories participating in EUPT-FV17 this PT will have no cost. For other laboratories, the sample delivery will be 250 €. Regarding payment procedures, each laboratory can specify their details and invoice requests when applying for the test.

Please, do not pay for this EUPT until we send you the invoice. Remember to include your Laboratory Code in the subject of the bank transfer.

BANK NAME: CAJAMAR - Caja Rural Sociedad Corporativa de Crédito

BANK ACCOUNT HOLDER: Universidad de Almeria

BANK ADDRESS: Office Number 990. Universidad de Almeria. Spain

ACCOUNT NUMBER: ES0730580130172731005000

SWIFT: CCRIES2A

REFERENCE GIVEN: Lab Code 

 

Overview

FINAL REPORT AVAILABLE, Click here to download it !! 

EUPT-FV-SM07 Methods AVAILABLE, Click here to download it !!

 

 

 

For any further question about EUPT-FV-SM07, please contact:

 

 

Ms. Carmen Ferrer 

 

Department of Hydrogeology and Analytical Chemistry
UNIVERSITY OF ALMERÍA
Ctra. de San Urbano s/n
04120 Almería
Tel. (+34) 950014102
Email
: 
cferrer@ual.es    

 

Mr. Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba 

 

Department of Hydrogeology and Analytical Chemistry
UNIVERSITY OF ALMERÍA
Ctra. de San Urbano s/n
04120 Almería
Tel. (+34) 950015034
Email:
amadeo@ual.es 

 

Best Regards,  

The EUPT-FV Organising-Team

 

Published 17-12-2014, 16:11:08

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