July 2017

LGC makes ordering PT schemes easy for customers

LGC is pleased to announce that its world-renowned range of proficiency testing (PT) schemes is now available via its LGC Standards web shop

Proficiency Testing, often referred to as external quality assessment in the medical and clinical arena, is a key element in the laboratory accreditation process, providing laboratories with an independent performance assessment to enable them monitor the quality of their analytical results as stipulated in ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 15189.

Brian Brookman, Director, Proficiency Testing, LGC Standards said, “We are delighted to be able to offer this new service for our customers. The webshop has been designed very much with our customers in mind so they are now able to search, select and order our comprehensive range of PT schemes, without the need to fill in long application forms. In addition, a quick and easy renewals feature enables customers to replicate their order from the previous year into the current year with a click of a button. LGC’s vision is ‘science for a safer world’ and our high quality PT schemes and other products and services are essential for accurate analytical measurement and quality control, ensuring sound decisions are made based on reliable data.”

LGC Standards is a leading global producer and distributor of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes and has a network of dedicated sales offices extending across 20 countries in 5 continents.

LGC Standards has over 30 years’ experience in the management and organisation of proficiency testing schemes, annually organising over 1,700 proficiency testing exercises, while serving more than 11,000 laboratories in over 160 countries.

For more information, please contact LGC’s PT Customer Services