Title: 2014 Proficiency Test of the European Union Reference Laboratory for Mycotoxins for the Network of National Reference Laboratories - Determination of Zearalenone in Maize Oil
Authors: KROEGER-NEGOITA KATYBOUTEN KatrienBREIDBACH AndreasSTROKA Joerg
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2014
JRC N°: JRC92054
ISBN: 978-92-79-43856-1
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 26899
OP LA-NA-26899-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC92054
DOI: 10.2787/10464
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report presents the results of the PT of the EURL for Mycotoxins which focused on the determination of zearalenone in maize oil. Forty-eight participants from thirty countries (among them 32 NRLs, 2 Non-EU Reference Laboratories and 13 official food control laboratories) registered for the exercise and 46 sets (Sample A and B) of results were reported. Only z-scores were used for the evaluation whether an individual laboratory underperformed. In total, 87 % of the attributed z scores were below an absolute value of two, which indicates that most of the participants performed satisfactorily.
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