SPE017

Supelco

PAHs in Soil

Proficiency Testing Material

NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

packaging

pkg of 1 × 40 g

matrix

soil

Featured Industry

Environmental

format

matrix material

General description

PAHs in Soil - PT proficiency testing material is produced in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010. This product is produced according to TNI requirements. However, please note, this sample may include non-TNI analytes as well.

Supelco® is a global proficiency testing (PT) provider that manufactures best-in-class environmental and pharmaceutical PT products. We are the world leader in the manufacturing of real-world soil and sediment PT products. The PT portfolio allows our test components to offer significant performance data to monitor and prove competency to customers, accreditation bodies or both.

Type of PT Scheme: Solids/Soils Hazardous Waste

Matrix:
Soil

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

All information regarding the use of PAHs in Soil - PT can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.

Application

PAHs in Soil - PT is a soils/hazardous waste (Soil/HW PAHs in Soil) proficiency testing material, suitable for testing PAHs in soil samples.

Our soil PT samples behave as real samples; and, unless there is no alternative, are not simply spikes added to a blank soil. They are designed to meet the requirements of national, regional and state-specific accreditation bodies (TNI, USEPA, UKAS) for quality assurance and continuous improvement.

Have any questions? Explore our FAQs.
For more information on this product, please contact our PT Service Team.

Features and Benefits

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

Preparation Note

Description

  • This product consists of 4 vials, each containing 10 g of soil for analysis of PAHs. Each vial is identical and has been tested to show homogeneity. Only one vial is needed for the test. The remaining vials are to be used for multiple methods or routine testing.
  • Four samples have been provided for your convenience (multiple methods, multiple analysts, etc.)
  • The soil has been chemically stabilized with 1 mL of acetone to minimize degradation of the sample.
  • The evaluation of results will be based on study statistics as required by TNI.
  • This standard may not contain all the compounds listed on the Report Forms in accordance with TNI standards. For analytes not detected, report a zero or a ‘<′ ′ and your detection limit.
  • Store sample at room temperature. Once opened sample should be used within 3 months or by the expiration date on the label, whichever is sooner.

Sample Preparation

  • Extract the complete contents of a single vial. Transfer entire contents of one vial to extraction vessel. Rinse vial and cap with extraction solvent.
  • Note: Sample extracts and calibration solutions should be in the same solvent.
  • Analyze the Extract using the appropriate Semi-Volatile Organics method for which you are seeking accreditation.
  • Determine the concentration of the analytes listed and report your results on the organic analysis data sheet provided.
  • The method used must be reported.
  • Report all results on a wet weight basis, do not correct for moisture.
  • Assume a 10 g sample size for all calculations.

Storage and Stability

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

Other Notes

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 ptservice@milliporesigma.com.

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 (2021-2022)

Soils
LPTP21-S2April 7 - May 21, 2021
LPTP21-S4 October 6 - November 19, 2021

LPTP22-S2April 6 - May 20, 2022
LPTP22-S4 October 5 - November 18, 2022

Legal Information

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

Analyte

Description

    Acenaphthene 100-1000 μg/kg
    Acenaphthylene 150-1000 μg/kg
    Anthracene 100-1000 μg/kg
    Benzo(a)anthracene 50-500 μg/kg
    Benzo[a]pyrene 50-500 μg/kg
    Benzo[b]fluoranthene 50-500 μg/kg
    Benzo[ghi]perylene 50-500 μg/kg
    Benzo[k]fluoranthene 50-500 μg/kg
    Chrysene 50-500 μg/kg
    Benzo(b+k)fluoranthene 50-1000 μg/kg
    Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 50-500 μg/kg
    Fluoranthene 50-500 μg/kg
    Fluorene 50-500 μg/kg
    Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene 50-500 μg/kg
    2-Methylnaphthalene (β) 50-1000 μg/kg
    Naphthalene 150-1000 μg/kg
    Phenanthrene 100-1000 μg/kg
    Pyrene 50-500 μg/kg
    See All (18)

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin

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