Recent news

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

Validation Guide feedback - survey deadline extended

survey100The Eurachem method validation working group has extended the deadline for feedback on the Eurachem Guide on method validation. The new closing date is 31 December 2019. Click here (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3V283RH) to access the survey, which should take no more than 15 minutes to complete.

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New Eurachem leaflet on Use of Surplus PT items

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Test items are sometimes available from proficiency testing (PT) providers after the completion of a PT round. It is often unclear to laboratories whether such materials can be used for quality control, validation etc. The Eurachem PT Working Group has now published a new Information Leaflet to advise laboratories on benefits and limitations of surplus PT items..

The new leaflet is currently available in English, with other translations planned.

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Eurachem compliance guide available in Portuguese

PTForMEQ 80Thanks to the hard work of Eurachem Portugal and the ForMEQ consortium (Fórum Internacional para Metrologia e Examinologia em Química), the Eurachem guide "Use of uncertainty information in compliance assessment" is now available for download from the Eurachem site in Portuguese.

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ILAC publishes revision of ILAC Guidance on Conformity and Decision Rules

ILAC LogoILAC has recently published a revision of the key guidance document on decision rules and statements of conformity.

To reflect the renewed inportance of decision rules in ISO 17025:2017, the title of the new ILAC G8 has been changed from "Guidelines on the Reporting of Compliance with Specification" to "Guidelines on Decision Rules and Statements of Conformity In ISO/IEC 17025". The revised guidance can be found on the ILAC website.

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Two more Information Leaflets available in Ukrainian

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Thanks to the hard work of our colleagues in the Ukraine, the Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability WG is pleased to announce the availability of Ukrainian translations of the Eurachem Information leaflets on Setting Target Measurement Uncertainty and on Metrological Traceability of Analytical Results.

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New Supplementary guidance - Planning Validation Studies

mv pln coverThe Eurachem Method Validation Working Group has published a new supplement to our guide on  Method validation, covering the planning and reporting of validation studies. The supplement is in the form of a template for planning the evaluation of chosen performance characteristics. Once the experimental work has been completed, the template can be easily converted into a validation report. The supplement also contains a checklist to assist with validation planning..

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Eurachem 2019 Measurement Uncertainty Workshop - Full programme available

30th Rosette55x80The organisers are pleased to provide the scientific programme and further information for the Eurachem International Workshop on "Uncertainty from sampling and analysis for accredited laboratories". The programme includes presentations on accreditation issues and on taking account of measurement uncertainty in decision rules for conformity assessment. The workshop is kindly hosted by BAM at BAM headquarters, Unter den Eichen, Berlin, Germany,on 19-20 November 2019.

You can download the full programme here.

Registration is via the web page at  www.eurachem.org/MU2019. [Separate website]

Abstracts can be submitted at www.eurachem.org/AbstractsMU2019 [Separate website].

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Eurachem 2019 Measurement Uncertainty Workshop - Abstract deadline extended

30th Rosette55x80The organisers have extended the closing date for Abstracts for the Eurachem International Workshop on "Uncertainty from sampling and analysis for accredited laboratories". The workshop is kindly hosted by BAM at BAM headquarters, Unter den Eichen, Berlin, Germany,on 19-20 November 2019.

Registration is via the web page at  www.eurachem.org/MU2019. [Operated by Cognito Forms]

Abstracts can be submitted at www.eurachem.org/AbstractsMU2019 [Separate website] until 15 October 2019.

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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.

Download the translation here >>

 

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.

Download the leaflet here >>