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The PT is suitable for testing for contamination in hemp material by observation. Type of PT Scheme: Cannabis
Analyte/s: Values of analytes will vary from lot to lot.
All information regarding the use of Foreign Materials in Hemp Bud can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.
The PT contains 5 samples, with at least 2 spiked with contamination.
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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 and independent evaluation of laboratory performance
demonstrate to clients, colleagues and accreditation bodies that there is a commitment to quality
This PT sample is packaged as 5 vials x 500mg
Description 1. This sample comes as 5 vials containing clean and contaminated samples 2. The purpose of this sample is identification of which one contains more than 5% contamination and which samples contain no contamination Preparation 1. No sample preparation is needed 2. Follow your standard method or in house SOP Reporting 1. Report which samples have a more than 5% of contamination with <5% and samples which have less than 5% as <5%
Storage and Stability
Please refer to sample label for expiration date, specific storage temperature and specific storage conditions.
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Proficiency Testing Schedule
Cannabis CANN22-3 July 27 – September 21 CANN23-1 TBD
Foreign Material Sample 1 <5->5%
Foreign Material Sample 2 <5->5%
Foreign Material Sample 3 <5->5%
Foreign Material Sample 4 <5->5%
Foreign Material Sample 5 <5->5%
Storage Class Code
10 - Combustible liquids
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