Recent news

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

Eurachem PT leaflet now available in Hungarian

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Thanks to our Hungarian colleagues, the Eurachem Information Leaflet entitled "How can proficiency testing help my laboratory?" has now been additionally translated into Hungarian, bringing the total to 14 languages. All language versions be downloaded here.

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

'Selection of PT schemes' leaflet available in Italian

Thanks to our italian colleagues, the Eurachem ITInformation Leaflet "Selecting the right proficiency testing scheme for my laboratory" is now available in Italian.

Download the leaflet here >>

Workshop announcement - Method Validation in Analytical Science

Eurachem will be running a workshop on Method Validation  in Analytical Science on May 9-10 2016. The focus is on in-house method validation in analytical science applied in different fields such as environment, food, health, forensics, pharmaceuticals and microbiology.

The first circular and further information can be found on the workshop page on this website.

New 'Selection of PT schemes' leaflet available

selectptThe EURACHEM Proficiency Testing Working Group has produced an information leaflet  to help laboratories select the most appropriate proficiency testing schemes. Several PT schemes are often available for the same area of testing, so this leaflet focuses on key questions that can help laboratories choose those PT schemes that are best suited for their needs. The leaflet is initially available in English. 

Download the leaflet here >>

'Measurement uncertainty in compliance' leaflet now in Turkish

TRThanks to our colleagues in Turkey, the Eurachem leaflet  "Use of uncertainty information in compliance assessment" is now additionally available in Turkish.

Download the leaflet here >>>

Pre-Post PT leaflet now available in French

prepost80The Eurachem PT working group has released a new, FrenchFR, translation of the information leaflet "Pre- and Post-analytical PT", bringing the number of language versions of this leaflet to 15. The translations can be downloaded here.

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

Terminology guide now in Ukrainian

UAThanks to our Eurachem colleagues in Ukraine, the Eurachem guide to terminology: "Terminology in Analytical Measurement: Introduction to VIM 3" is now available in Ukrainian.

Download the guide here in four languages >>>

Eurachem News No. 32 issued

Newsletter ImageThe Autumn 2014 Eurachem Newsletter is now available to download in PDF format. Printed copies will also be available through National members.

Previous newsletters can be found on the Newsletter page.

Eurachem PT leaflet now available in French

FI 

The Eurachem Information Leaflet entitled "How can proficiency testing help my laboratory?" has now been additionally translated into French, bringing the total to 14 languages. All 14 language versions be downloaded here.

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

Revised Eurachem Method Validation Guide released

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The Eurachem method validation working group has  released a completely revised and updated edition of the Eurachem guide "The fitness for purpose of analytical methods".

First published in 1998, this guide gives general guidance on within-laboratory method validation. The new edition includes guidance on the concept of method validation; the background and rationale for method validation; how a method validation study should be performed and how much should be done; the various validation parameters (performance characteristics) and their determination; and follow-up issues such as reporting validation studies, method documentation, and use of performance data in Internal Quality Control. The new edition also includes brief notes on some aspects of validation that are specific to qualitative test methods.

The revised guide can be downloaded in PDF form from this website.