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8. Internal quality control

Standards

  • ISO Guide 80:2014. Guidance for the in-house preparation of quality control materials (QCMs) (www.iso.org)
  • ISO 7870-1:2019. Control charts – Part 1: General guidelines (www.iso.org)
  • ISO 7870-2:2013. Control charts – Part 1: Shewhart control charts (www.iso.org)
  • ISO 7870-3:2020. Control charts – Part 3: Acceptance control charts (www.iso.org)
  • ISO 7870-4:2021. Control charts – Part 4: Cumulative sum charts (www.iso.org)
  • ISO/TS 13530:2009. Water quality – Guidance on analytical quality control for chemical and physicochemical water analysis (www.iso.org)

Guides

  • Internal Quality ConTROLL, Handbook for chemical laboratories, Edition 5.1, Nordtest Report TR569, 2018 (www.nordtest.info)

Leaflets

  • Eurolab cookbooks (https://www.eurolab.org/pubs-cookbooks)
    • Doc No. 20, Planning of activities to ensure the validity of test results, 2020
  • AMC Technical Briefs, RSC (www.rsc.org/Membership/Networking/InterestGroups/Analytical/AMC/TechnicalBriefs.asp):
    • AMC TB 51-2012, Quality control of routine sampling in chemical analysis
    • AMC TB 49-2011, Sporadic blunders
    • AMC TB 46-2010, Internal quality control in routine analysis
    • AMC TB 12-2003, The J-chart: a simple plot that combines the capabilities of Shewhart and cusum charts, for use in analytical quality control
    • AMC TB 09-2001, A simple fitness-for-purpose control chart based on duplicate results obtained from routine test materials

Articles and reports

 

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