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Proficiency Testing Schemes

​​​​​The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) was established under the Measurement Units and Measurement Standards Act No 18 of 2006. The NMISA is committed to supporting laboratories through the provision of proficiency testing schemes (PTs) that afford participating laboratories the opportunity to regularly demonstrate their continued analytical measurement competence

PTs currently offered by the NMISA Organic Analysi​s Section, operated according to ISO 17043 requirements, include:

The NMISA provides a confidential service to participants that allows a laboratory to assess the accuracy of their test results using their routine laboratory methodologies, thereby testing the effectiveness of their methods and quality assurance programs. The provided PT report is generated to​ assist laboratories in identifying areas of improvement within their current quality system. A workshop will be held annually to discuss technical difficulties and assist with resolving general analytical problems identified