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FAPAS Proficiency Testing

FAPAS Proficiency Testing

FAPAS is an internationally recognised proficiency testing provider for the food, water, environmental chemistry and microbiology sectors.

To browse our full list of available quality control materials or use our delivery charge calculator, please visit the FAPAS website.

Established in 1990, we are an experienced, accredited provider of proficiency tests. Taking part in our proficiency tests provides you with the confidence in your laboratory procedures, and assurance that you are consistently delivering accurate results required by your customers.

Proficiency testing is an independent check of your laboratory procedures providing you with a completely confidential assessment of your capability. Not only does participation in the relevant testing schemes allow you to demonstrate your systems and the technical ability of your staff, it will also help you gain and maintain ISO/17025 accreditation.

We provide our participants with a confidential service that allows you to participate at a level that suits you; there is no minimum number of proficiency tests that you must take part in each year. Our system provides an easy reporting facility via our website and we provide comprehensive reports, which contain rigorous statistical information and method comparisons.

We currently offer the following schemes:

food chemistry

food microbiology

GM material

water/environmental chemistry
& microbiology

Customised bespoke proficiency testing schemes