- Publication date
- 7 May 2013
Total As, Cd, Pb and Hg in Compound Feed
The IMEP-38 exercise focuses on the analysis of total arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury in compound feed. This interlaboratory comparison runs in parallel to IMEP-117 where only appointed National Reference Laboratories can take part.
IMEP-38 exercise is open to all laboratories.
The cost of this interlaboratory comparison is EUR 160 per registration.
Test materials and analytes
The test material to be analysed is compound feed contained in a glass bottle. Each participant will receive one bottle. The measurands are total As, Cd, Pb and total Hg in compound feed.
General outline of the exercise
Participants are requested to perform 1 - 3 independent analyses using the method of their choice, and to report the mean, its expanded uncertainty and coverage factor k. Detailed instructions will be sent together with the sample.
|Reporting of results:||Deadline 30/07/2013|
|Reporting to participants:||End of November 2013|
|Sample dispatch:||Second half of June 2013|