Herbicides in Drinking Water Proficiency Test

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Product Code

Proficiency Test



Drinking Water


Chlorotoluron, Diuron, Isoproturon, Linuron, Monuron, Metamitron, Methabenzthiazuron, Atrazine, Cyanazine, Propazine, Simazine, Trietazine, Ametryn, Prometryn, Terbutryn, Carbetamide, Diflufenican, Pirimicarb

Approx. Size

1 litre + spiking conc.


Test materials supplied are a Real Drinking water + spiking concentrate in methanol.

The quality of drinking water is highly regulated across the world. Chemical contaminants such as heavy metals or pesticides might have long-term health implications. Other chemical contaminants are indicators of environmental pollution at source. Fapas drinking water proficiency tests provide whole volume drinking water samples with a wide range of routine and non-routine chemical components.

This proficiency test looks specifically at your testing ability for Triazines and Urea Herbicides.

Herbicides are employed across a range of farming practises. It is important to highlight and monitor the effects of these herbicides on the wider environment, especially their impact on water sources. It is therefore important to ensure only high quality testing measures are utilised to satisfy your customers, and regulators alike.  

Through run off and other pollution events herbicides can reduce biodiversity in areas such as rivers and lakes, and must be accounted for when employing a range of water treatment processes.

Proficiency tests from Fapas make use of challenging test materials to highlight areas of improvement within your current testing arrangement. This can ensure only high quality test results are provided for your customers to enjoy.