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IARMA Environmental Radioactivity Proficiency Test ERAD-PT-2024 on the Determination of Natural and Anthropogenic Radionuclides in Hay and Water

IARMA is pleased to announce its Environmental Radioactivity Proficiency Test ERAD-PT-2024 on the determination of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in Hay and Water

The IARMA ERAD-PT-2024 is conducted according to predefined criteria, for more information please refer to: PT General Procedure and Criteria for environmental radioactivity proficiency tests.

Target laboratories: Laboratories working in the field of environmental radioactivity analysis of anthropogenic and natural radionuclides.

Proficiency test materials:  One bottle of 150 g of dried, milled, homogenized and sterilized Hay; contains K-40, Co-60, Ba-133, Cs-137, and Eu-152, with one surprise unannounced radionuclide and three bottles of 250 ml of water spiked with anthropogenic and natural radionuclides at environmental levels: Co-60, Ba-133, Cs-137, Eu-152,  Pb-210, Th-232, and U-238, with one surprise unannounced radionuclide.

ERAD-PT-2024 schedule:

Activity Target date
Registration closing date 15 June 2024
Payment of the PT Fees 15 July 2024
Samples’ shipment starting date 31 August 2024
Reporting of analytical results closing date  30 November 2024
Individual evaluation reports 15 December 2024
Draft of the summary report 31 January 2024

Registration: Please fill in the form below. Please send your purchase order to: The ERAD-PT-2024 participation fee is 1600 GBP plus VAT (if applicable) which includes samples, individual evaluation report, summary report, PT certificate and sample shipment.