- Publication date
- 29 January 2013
Analysis of total Cd, Pb, As and Hg as well as MeHg and inorganic As in seafood
Proficiency test on heavy metals in seafood
The European Union-Reference Laboratory for Heavy Metals in Feed and Food organises a proficiency test on the determination of total Cd, Pb, As and Hg as well as MeHg and inorganic As in seafood.
The main objective of this exercise is to evaluate the capabilities of nominated national reference laboratories in the determination of heavy metals in support to Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006.
Only appointed national reference laboratories can participate in this exercise.
Test materials and analytes
The test material to be analysed is seafood. One bottle/participant will be sent to the participants early June 2010.
The measurands are total Cd, Pb, As, Hg and MeHg according to Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006.
General outline of the exercise
Participants are requested to perform two or three independent analyses using the method of their choice for the determination of total Cd, Pb, As and Hg as well as MeHg and inorganic As.
|Reporting of results:||deadline 15/06/2010|
|Reporting to participants:||October 2010|
|Sample dispatch:||May 2010|