The Eurachem PT working group has released a new Eurachem information leaflet entitled "How can proficiency testing help my laboratory?". The English edition can be downloaded here.

Other information leaflets can be found under 'Information leaflets'.

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mikes100The Eurachem Workshop on Quality Assurance of Measurements from Field to Laboratory will be held in Finland on 20-21 May in 2013. The topics of the workshop focus on two main subjects: on challenges of measurements related to nanotechnology and on challenges related to on-site/on-line

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survey100The Eurachem Education and Training Working Group (E&T WG) has initiated a survey of training providers and users to collect information on the state of education and training in metrology in analytical science in different member states. This will help the working group facilitate the

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IUPAC has issued a provisional recommendation entitled "Vocabulary for Nominal Properties and Nominal Examinations - Basic and General Concepts and Associated Terms" for public comment. The closing date for comment is 30 November 2012. A description of the document, a copy of the provisional

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jcgm36The Joint Committee for Guides in Metrology has launched a survey to seek opinions on the VIM and the GUM. Eurachem members should visit the survey website to respond.

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Monte Carlo uncertainty evaluationThe Eurachem Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of the Third Edition of the Eurachem/CITAC Guide "Quantifying Uncertainty in Analytical Measurement".

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80px-Anthrax cultureEurachem has issued a new edition of its existing guide "Accreditation for microbiology laboratories". The guide, produced primarily in collaboration with the EA Laboratory Committee, provides microbiological laboratories with information and guidance on fulfilling the requirements of ISO/IEC

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lsimg50The programme for the workshop "Method validation, Traceability and Measurement uncertainty" at BAM, Berlin on 21-22 May 2012 is now available. The programme and other workshop details are available for download on the workshop information page.

The deadline for poster submissions has also been

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lsimg50The presentations given at the the workshop "Method validation, Traceability and Measurement uncertainty" at BAM, Berlin on 21-22 May 2012 are now available on the workshop information page.

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qcpic50The presentations given at the workshop "Key Challenges in Internal Quality Control" at BAM, Berlin on 10-11 October 2012 are now available on the workshop summary page.

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qcpic50The Education and Training working group has issued the second circular for the Internal Quality Control workshop in October 2012. The 2nd circular includes the programme for the event. More details can be found on the workshop information page.

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Registrations for the 2012 Eurachem General Assembly and the associated workshop on Method validation, Traceability and Measurement Uncertainty in May 2012 are now open. Further details can be found at the links below

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All the presentations, poster summaries and working group discussion summaries for the Eurachem/EQALM 7th international workshop on PT, held in October 2011, are now available here.

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The Eurachem/Eurolab/EA (EEE) Proficiency Testing Working Group has released a revised edition of its well-known guide "Selection, Use and Interpretation of Proficiency Testing (PT) Schemes". Developed in conjunction with EQUALM, the new edition brings the Guide up to date on current terminology and best

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To support discussion at the Eurachem/CITAC Workshop "Recent developments in Measurement Uncertainty", the Eurachem/CITAC measurement Uncertainty and Traceability Working Group have released a first discussion draft of the proposed revision of "Quantifying Uncertainty in Analytical measurement".

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Eurachem's Education and Training working group has issued a new guide to terminology: "Terminology in Analytical Measurement: Introduction to VIM 3".

Eurachem has substantially upgraded its popular website to bring the look of the site up to date and to add an impressive new range of features.

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Established in 1989, Eurachem provides a focus for analytical chemistry and quality related issues in Europe.

Eurachem is a network of organisations in Europe, having the objective of establishing a system for the international traceability of chemical measurements and the promotion of good

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Full title

The Fitness for Purpose of Analytical Methods: A Laboratory Guide to Method Validation and Related Topics (1998)

Contents

This guide was produced by a correspondence group comprising mainly Eurachem members. A number of papers have been published promoting validation at a policy level.

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