Proficiency testing, interlaboratory comparison (DSTU EN ISO/IEC 17043:2017)
Metrological center SE "Kharkivstandartmetrologiia" is accredited by NAAU (certificate (UA), scope (UA)) as a proficiency testing provider according to DSTU EN ISO/IEC 17043:2017 (UA).
|Information documents||Policies||Documents for customers|
|1. Analysis of the requirements and practice for conducting proficiency testing (UA)
2. Interlaboratory comparisons of testing results (ILC) (NAAU) (UA)
2. The Policy of comparing results obtained by different methods (UA)
3. NAAU policy regarding participation of conformity assessment bodies in proficiency testing
4. The conception of evaluation of competence of testing laboratories on the basis of participation results in inter-laboratory comparisons (NAAU)
|1. Application for calibration laboratory (UA)
2. Application for testing laboratory (UA)
3. Certificate of the participant
4. Profile (UA) (online)
To participate in proficiency testing, it is necessary to submit an electronic application, or fill out and send an application to the address: 36, Mironosytska str., Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61002, and / or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions and suggestions on proficiency testing organization, please contact the coordinator: Department of Applied Metrology of Measuring Systems and Processes, the Head and Coordinator – Novomodnyi Oleh Mykolaiovychtel / fax (057) 752-43-82, 752-43-83, e-mail email@example.com
Ukraine, Kharkiv, 49/51, Pushkinskaya str., office 204
Reports on completed rounds:
|MetrCentr-PT-T-QM Physical and chemical quantities and substance amount||Wheat: 1 round, 2 round, 3 round
Wheat flour: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-C-EM Electrical and magnetic values||Megohmmeter: 1 round, 2 round
DC high voltage meters: 1 round
Electricity meters: 1 round
Multimeters: 1 round, 2 round
Permanent magnet: 1 round
Normal elements: 1 round
Current and Voltage Calibrators: 1 round
Sine-wave generators: 1 round
Electrical resistance coil: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-L Length||Micrometer: 1 round, 2 round
Caliper: 1 round
Metal measuring ruler: 1 round
Gauge blocks: 1 round
Protractor: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-М Mass and related quantities||Weight: 1 round, 2 round
Dynamometer: 1 round
Press: 1 round
Hardometer: 1 round
Installation for water meters: 1 round
Manometer: 1 round, 2 round, 3 round, 5 round (diff. Gauge)
Areometer: 1 round
Measuring tank: 1 round
Flask: 1 round, 2 round
Dispensers: 1 round
Weighing scale: 1 round
Torque wrench: 1 round
Аnemometers: 2 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-PR Photometric and radiometric quantities||Photometer: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-QM Physical and chemical quantities and substance amount||pH meter: 1 round
Gas detector: 1 round
Moisture meter: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-Т Thermometric quantities||Thermometer: 1 round
Thermal converters: 2 round
Hygrometers: 1 round
|MetrCentr-PT-С-ТF Time and Frequency||Timer: 1 round, 2 round
Centrifuge: 1 round
Frequency meter: 1 round
Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ):
|1. Required areas / types / items are missing from the list of rounds.
Could you organize a round on the corresponding areas / types / items?
|The possibility of conducting rounds should be agreed with the coordinator. Contact us in any way convenient for you: tel./fax (057) 752-43-82, 752-43-83, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org|
|2. How much does it cost to participate in the round of proficiency testing?||The cost for participating in the round of proficiency testing as of December 29, 2019 is the following: testing – 2799,48 UAH including VAT; calibration – 3149,41 UAH including VAT.
The indicated cost does not include the cost of items and documents shipping (the SENDER pays for the shipping). Other terms of delivery are to be agreed in the contract. To determine the actual cost, you should contact the coordinator in any way convenient for you (tel./fax (057) 752-43-82, 752-43-83, e-mail email@example.com)
|3. Is it possible to apply for the round that has already started?||Yes, you can apply and take part in the round until it is completed|
|4. The round indicates some calibration points / parameters, which we cannot determine.
What should we do?
|The participant of the proficiency testing round has the right to choose some calibration points / parameters that are specified in the round; this will not affect the participant's assessment (the round will be conducted only on the results at those calibration points / parameters) and conclusions will be made based on proficiency testing. You should notify the coordinator about taking part not at all calibration points / parameters that are indicated in the round in any way convenient for you (tel./fax (057) 752-43-82, 752-43-83, email firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|5. Is it possible to get results before the round is completed?||According to the request of the proficiency testing participant, it is possible to provide the participant with an interim report only with his preliminary results until the round is completed. The interim report lacks some important data that can only be given in the final round report. The term of providing the interim report to the participant is from two to ten working days. Please note that the interim report is CONFIDENTIAL, disclosure of the information contained in it is PROHIBITED!|
|6. How often is it possible to take part in the rounds?||The number of proficiency testing rounds is determined individually by the laboratory management.
We recommend to pay attention to such documents:
- EA-4/18 INF - the recommended minimum for participation in proficiency testing is once regarding certain sub-disciplines over the period of the accreditation cycle (time between repeated evaluations of the accreditation body).
- APLAC PT 006 Issue No. 2, 09/10 - the recommended minimum for participation in proficiency testing, depending on the type of sub-disciplines, is once every two years.
- DSTU ISO 13528: 2016 (ISO 13528: 2015, IDT) - a laboratory in which a quality management system operates and which has obtained satisfactory results in several rounds of proficiency testing schemes has the right to use these results as evidence that it is able to obtain reliable results.