Contaminants in Milk Powder Proficiency Test

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Product Specification

Proficiency Test Information
Product Code Proficiency Test Matrix Approx. Size


Infant Formula



Melamine, Cyanuric Acid


low levels <5 mg/kg

Test Description

This proficiency test can evaluate your testing ability for contaminants in milk powder.

Milk powder is consumed globally within a range of different foodstuffs, as well as being sold and consumed as an individual ingredient. As such there is large, constant demand for global supply chains to satisfy. This constant demand can put complex supply chains under pressure, resulting in poor quality, and potentially unsafe foodstuffs being offered to end consumers.

To mitigate these risks, it is important to ensure only high quality testing practices are employed by your testing laboratories. This requires extensive and ongoing quality assurance activities.

Contaminants within foodstuffs can occur across a range of scenarios. As such the flexibility of your testing arrangement must be verified to ensure test samples are analysed correctly in large amounts of detail.

Proficiency tests from Fapas challenge your laboratories in much the same way as our routine analysis activities do. This is due to the due to the use of real food matrices within this proficiency test material. This ensures only relevant improvements are highlighted to maintain an effective testing ability across a range of testing environments.

Fapas proficiency test results can be used to ensure only high quality test results are passed to your customers, and regulators alike. This can maintain your position of leading analysis measures. Fapas proficiency tests can form the backbone of your wider quality assurance efforts, as well as providing a measure of your ongoing quality assurance successes within your routine analysis activities.

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