Coming soon – Proficiency Test (PT) Scheme for particle counting

4th May 2021 | New Products

Support analytical competency and compliance with ISO 17025 in accordance with ISO 4259-3

AvCount Particle Counting PT Scheme

PT Scheme

Proficiency testing is defined as an evaluation of participant performance against pre-established criteria by means of a worldwide inter-laboratory comparison (ISO 17043). The scheme acts as a quality assurance programme which enables users to continually monitor the performance of their instruments in accordance with ISO 4259-3, regular verification is also a requirement of ISO 17025.

Benefits of participating in the particle counting PT Scheme

  • Demonstrate compliance with test methods and laboratory accreditation requirements such as ISO 17025
  • Worldwide inter-laboratory comparison of test results and performance
  • Identify any potential equipment or operational bias or error
  • Provide added confidence to laboratory staff and customers
  • Reduce potential for dispute
  • Confirm calibration is in compliance with test methods

How does the Seta PT Scheme work?

  • Web based with 6-monthly subscriptions
  • Participants provided with a test pack and instruction sheet
  • Upon completion of test, results data is entered through a web page
  • Once all data has been submitted and analysed, a summary report is issued
  • Register your interest in participating
    here >
    and be the first to know when the scheme becomes available.

    View the full range of Seta particle counters here >