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PAT program report. Background and current status.

Authors
Groff-JH; Schlecht-PC
Source
Appl Occup Environ Hyg 1992 Mar; 7(3):156-158
NIOSHTIC No.
00205683
Abstract
The Proficiency Analytical Testing (PAT) Program is a collaborative effort of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and researchers at NIOSH to provide quality control reference samples to over 1500 occupational health and environmental laboratories in over 15 countries. A combination of three metals and three organic solvents are rotated for each round. Laboratories are evaluated for each analysis by comparing their reported results against an acceptable performance limit for each PAT Program sample the laboratory analyzes. The results of PAT Round 107 were reported and compared to the rounds 104 through 106. PAT Round 108 was sent out on January 2, 1992 and included the compounds 1,1,1-trichloroethane (71556), tetrachloroethylene (127184), trichloroethylene (79016), cadmium (7440439), chromium (7440473), lead (7439921) and silica (14808607).
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Analytical-chemistry; Chemical-analysis; Analytical-methods; Metal-dusts; Solvent-vapors; Chlorinated-hydrocarbons; Alkanes
CODEN
AOEHE9
CAS No.
71-55-6; 127-18-4; 79-01-6; 7440-43-9; 7440-47-3; 7439-92-1; 14808-60-7
Publication Date
19920301
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1992
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
3
ISSN
1047-322X
Source Name
Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
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