Recent news

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

Cancellation: May 2020 General Assembly and Workshop "Quality Assurance in the University Curriculum"

Event CancelledOwing to restrictions on travel and other measures in place to reduce the spread of Covid-19, Eurachem regret to announce that it will not be possible to hold either the Eurachem General Assembly or the workshop "Quality assurance for analytical laboratories in the university curriculum" on the planned dates of 25-29 May 2020. These dates have therefore been cancelled.

Eurachem will be considering alternative arrangements, including later dates, for the GA and the Workshop and will update members as and when further information becomes available.

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Pre- and Post-analytical PT leaflet now available in Hungarian

prepost80HUThe Eurachem PT working group has released a new, Hungarian, translation of the information leaflet "Pre- and Post-analytical PT", bringing the number of language versions of this leaflet to sixteen. The translations can be downloaded here.

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

Three Ukraine translations of Eurachem Information leaflets available

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Thanks to the hard work of our colleagues in Ukraine, the Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability WG is pleased to announce the availability of Ukrainian translations of three more Eurachem Information leaflets, on Selecting the right PT Scheme, Use of Surplus PT Materials, and choosing the right frequency for PT for a laboratory.

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New Finnish translation of Eurachem leaflet on compliance assessment

EEt InDoubtThanks to our colleagues in Finland, the Eurachem leaflet  "Use of uncertainty information in compliance assessment" is now additionally available in Finnish.

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New Italian translation of leaflet on use of surplus PT items

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ITThe Eurachem PT Working Group has issued a new Italian translation of the leaflet on use of surplus PT materials. The Information Leaflet advises laboratories on benefits and limitations of surplus PT items..

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Information leaflet on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 now available in Estonian

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EEThe 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 Estonian.

Download the leaflet here >>

Italian and Swedish translations for new PT leaflets

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Italian and Swedish flagsThe Eurachem PT Working Group has published translations of two recent Information Leaflets. Our Information leaflet on investigating poor results in PT is now available in Italian and Swedish, and our leaflet on use of surplus PT materials is now additionally available in Swedish. Both leaflets give short advice to help laboratories get the best from PT.

Find all our Information leaflets here >>

Eurachem-CZ releases Traceability Guide Translation

CZEurachem-CZ has released a Czech translation of the 2nd edition of the Eurachem guide "Metrological Traceability in Chemical Measurement" (available in English here). The Czech translation forms part part of the Eurachem.CZ guide "KVALIMETRIE 24", available at http://www.eurachem.cz.

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New Information Leaflet on investigating poor PT results

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Proper investigation of poor PT results leads to improvements in laboratory performance. The Eurachem PT Working Group has published a new Information Leaflet to advise laboratories on investigation and root cause analysis of poor PT results.

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

Download the leaflet here >>

"Target uncertainty" leaflet now available in Farsi

orange tree 90Thanks to help from colleagues in Iran, the information leaflet, "Setting Target Measurement Uncertainty", which gives a short introduction to the importance of the topic, is now additionally available in Farsi.

Download the leaflet here >>