MET 05/2024 – Groundwater and industrial wastewater metal analysis


Proftest Syke will organize a proficiency test for the analysis of metals in ground waters and industrial wastewaters. The measurands for the synthetic sample, ground water and industrial wastewater are: Al, As, B, Ba, Be, Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, K, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Sr, Ti, Tl, U, V, and Zn.

The purpose of this proficiency test is to ensure the comparability and accuracy of the results of the participants. Depending on the measurement, about 10–-20 laboratories are expected to participate in this proficiency test. The organizing of this proficiency test is included in the accreditation scope with the exception of Be and Tl measurements (

Registration deadline is on 22 March 2024.
Registration is done via the electronic client interface, ProftestWEB: If there are problems when using ProftestWEB or you need username and password, please contact

Sample delivery date is on 23 April 2024.
The final report for the proficiency test will be published in November 2024.


MET 05-2024 Infoletter_en.(pdf, 1351 kb)


Published 2024-02-26 at 7:43, updated 2024-02-26 at 7:43