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Odor - Drinking Water PT

Proficiency Testing Material


Nivel de calidad


bottle of 1 × 500 mL


in water




matrix material

Descripción general

Odor - Drinking Water proficiency testing material is produced in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010. This product is also referred to as Potable water or Water Supply sample. The PT portfolio allows our test components to offer significant performance data to monitor and prove competency to customers, accreditation bodies, or both.

Supelco® is a global proficiency testing (PT) provider that manufactures best-in-class environmental and pharmaceutical PT products. Most water PT samples are available as concentrates or ready-to-use volumes giving the end-user flexibility in selecting samples that will fit their exact needs. Our product simulates drinking water contaminated with chemicals that produce taste and odor defects, thereby challenging a laboratory′s ability to identify the unknown chemical capable of causing ‘off′ taste or odor.

Type of PT Scheme: Water Supply/Drinking Water

Matrix: Drinking Water

Analyte/s: Values of analytes vary from lot to lot.

All information regarding the use of Odor - Drinking Water Proficiency Testing Standard can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.


Odor - Drinking Water is a proficiency testing material suitable for determining contaminants including chemicals with taste and odor defects in Water Supply/Drinking Water Samples.

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500 mL

Características y beneficios

We have a vast portfolio of environmental PT schemes with "fit-for-purpose" samples to help you meet the needs of the laboratory.

Our proficiency testing (PT) program is a benchmark to:

  • provide staff with an insight into their laboratory′s performance, to verify the accuracy and reliability of their testing process
  • provide a comparison of performance with that of other laboratories, nationally and internationally
  • test and educate staff, provide a better understanding of the impact of incorrect results, and identify areas where there may be problems
  • provide an independent evaluation of laboratory performance
  • demonstrate to clients, colleagues, and accreditation bodies that there is a commitment to quality

Nota de preparación

Sample preparation
  • This sample is ready to use.
  • Please follow and report as specified by Standard Methods.
  • Contact if you need more information.

Almacenamiento y estabilidad

Please refer to sample label for expiration date, specific storage temperature, and specific storage conditions.

Otras notas

Are you New to Supelco® Proficiency Testing? Be sure to register your account details in the PT Portal before placing your order.
This will provide access to data entry, reporting packets and final reports. Registrations will be approved shortly after your order is placed. For further questions, write to us at

When placing your order online, please indicate your study preference under the ′your reference′ column. Available studies can be viewed at the bottom of the page.
Click here to learn more about Quick-Turn Studies (on-demand proficiency tests that are offered depending on lot availability). The Quick-Turn results are released within 48-72 hours whereas scheduled study reports are released within 21 days.

Proficiency testing samples are presented as single blind. No values for the samples are released until the testing period concludes.

Proficiency Testing Schedule (2022-2023)

Drinking Water

WS22-2 March 23 - May 6, 2022
WS22-4 September 21 - November 4, 2022

WS23-2 March 22 – May 5, 2023
WS23-4 September 20 – November 3, 2023

Quick-Turn Study (on demand proficiency test that is offereddepending on lot availability)

Información legal

Supelco is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany



    Odor 0.00 - 200 TON

Código de clase de almacenamiento

10 - Combustible liquids



Punto de inflamabilidad F

Not applicable

Punto de inflamabilidad C

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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