Eurachem Blog

Topical articles on a range of topics.

World Standards Day 2022

Eurachem supports the “shared vision for a better world”

October 14 has been designated as World Standards Day, organised by IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ITU (International Telecommunication Union) with the aim of celebrating the power of standardization. This year, the three organizations have invited all public and private partners to join efforts towards “A shared vision for a better world” promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and addressing social imbalances, developing a sustainable economy and slowing the rate of climate change1,2.

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Proficiency Testing and Accreditation

World and development goal schematic

In 2022 we mark World Accreditation Day on June 9th, with this year’s theme of “Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment”. This year, we explain how proficiency testing helps to support laboratory acceditation, and hence support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Eurachem's sampling uncertainty guidance supports land land remediation and regeneration

Industrial site

Ecosystem restoration depends fundamentally on a sufficiently effective measurement of the current state of the ecosystem. Such measurements enable both the design of an effective method of restoration and also the monitoring of the extent to which the restoration has been effective. Contaminated land measurements often show large uncertainties arising from sampling effects, and a good understanding of the uncertainty is important for properly informed risk analysis.

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Recursos de Eurachem en español

Don Quixote

Con el motivo de celebrar el Día de la Lengua Española de las Naciones Unidas, hemos recopilado todas nuestras guías y folletos informativos en español. | In celebration of UN Spanish Language Day, we've collected together all our Spanish-language Guides and Information Leaflets.

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Celebrating World Water Day 2021

March 22 is World Water Day. Read about how Eurachem guidance can support the implementation of the new EU directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption

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How Eurachem supports Accreditation

WAcDay2020 Poster web 120hJune 9 has been designated by the International Accreditation Organizations ILAC and IAF as World Accreditation Day. This symbolic day gives the opportunity for a worldwide campaign to highlight the importance of accreditation as the highest level of reliability assessment of a laboratory’s quality infrastructure. The theme of World Accreditation Day 2020 is “Accreditation: Improving Food Safety”.

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