Recent news

News items include website updates and recent news of Eurachem events and activities.

Eurachem guide "Setting Target Measurement Uncertainty" available in Spanish

stmu t80ESThanks to hard work from our colleagues at Eurachem-España and Eurolab-España, the Eurachem guide "Setting and Using Target Uncertainty in Chemical Measurement" is now available for download from the Eurachem site in Spanish.

The guide shows how to set a maximum admissible uncertainty, or “target uncertainty”, to check whether the measurement uncertainty is fit for the intended purpose.

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Eurachem leaflet "Traceability of Analytical Results" now available in German

trcoct110DEThanks to our colleagues at Eurolab-D in Germany, the Eurachem information leaflet "Traceability of Analytical Results" is now additionally available in German. The leaflet gives a short introduction to the the topic of metrological traceability.

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Eurachem Validation Guide review: User feedback requested

survey100The 2nd edition of the guide ‘The Fitness for Purpose of Analytical Methods: A Laboratory Guide to Method Validation and Related Topics’ was published in 2014. Eurachem guides are reviewed five years after publication to assess the need for revision. As part of this process the Method Validation Working Group is seeking feedback from users of the guide.

Click here (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3V283RH) to access a short survey to give us your views on the guide. The survey should take no more than 15 minutes to complete. The closing date for responses is 20 September 2019.

New Supplementary guidance - Blanks in Method Validation

mv blk flow01tnThe Eurachem Method Validation Working Group is pleased to announce a new, short, guide to the use of blanks in method validation. This is a short supplement to our guide on  Method validation, and describes the different types of blanks which may be used during method validation. It provides guidance for validation in situations where it may be difficult to obtain a suitable blank matrix.

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Eurachem Information Leaflet on ISO/IEC 17025 available in Farsi

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The Eurachem Education and training Working Group is pleased to announce that our information leaflet giving an overview of the main changes in the 2017 version of ISO/IEC 17025 is now additionally available in Farsi.

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Eurachem Information Leaflet on PT frequency now available in Georgian

GEPT freq 90Thanks to the efforts of our Eurachem colleagues in Georgia, the Eurachem Proficiency Testing WG's information leaflet the information leaflet "Proficiency testing - how much and how often?" is now available in Georgian. The leaflet helps laboratories select the right balance of areas of work and participation frequency.

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Eurachem Measurement uncertainty Workshop 2019 - Circular and Registration available

30th Rosette55x80Registration is now open for the Eurachem International Workshop on "Uncertainty from sampling and analysis for accredited laboratories", in conjunction with Eurolab and CITAC.

The workshop will be held on 19-20 November 2019. The workshop is kindly hosted by BAM at BAM headquarters, Unter den Eichen, Berlin, Germany.

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Eurachem 35th General Assembly celebrates Eurachem 30th Anniversary

tnTartuTightCropOn the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Eurachem, 35 delegates from 22 countries attended the 35th General Assembly in Tartu (Estonia) on 23-24 May 2019. The event was kindly organised by Prof. Ivo Leito and Dr. Riin Rebane (University of Tartu, AKKI).

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Eurachem has new full members

On 23 May 2019, in Tartu, Estonia, the Eurachem General Assembly approved the proposal of Eurachem Ukraine to modify the Eurachem MoU (par. 1.4.1), including the European countries having an Association Agreement with the European Union in the list of Eurachem full members.

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Eurachem updates "Metrological Traceability in Chemical Measurement"

Cover 92x130Eurachem has issued an updated edition of the Eurachem/CITAC Guide "Traceability in Chemical Measurement". The Guide is intended to assist laboratories in meeting the requirements on traceability of results given in ISO/IEC 17025, giving principles and detailed guidance on establishing of metrological traceability in quantitative chemical analysis. Though aimed principally at testing and measurement laboratories, the principles are expected to apply from routine analysis to basic research.

This second edition is a minor revision and amends the Guide to reflect revised terminology introduced in the third edition of the International Vocabulary of Metrology (VIM).

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