Peanut, Sesame and Soya in Swab (Cotton) Proficiency Test

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Product Specification

Product Code Proficiency Test Matrix Approx. Size


Swab (Cotton)

6 x swab


Peanut, Sesame, Soya


Qualitative test, two dry swabs will be provided for each analyte. Please note that as a new test this is not currently within scope of accreditation to ISO 17043.

Test Description

This proficiency test is qualitative and looks at your testing ability across the detection of the allergens: peanut, sesame and soya on a cotton swab to represent good hygiene screening.

Good hygiene screening is important due to its effects across all stages of the supply chain, from manufacturing to storage procedures. As such it is imperative to highlight areas of potential contamination from which to mitigate any risks to the consumer.

Proficiency testing activities can provide the benchmark you require to provide improvements on your routine analysis activities. Fapas proficiency tests form the foundation for your wider quality assurance activities from which to satisfy regulators of your testing ability across a range of testing environments.

It is important that consumers with food allergies or intolerances are able to make informed choices when choosing products; by taking part in this test you are ensuring an independent verification of your testing procedures to comply with regulation.

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