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Quality Assurance Unit - Scheme Details

Feed Tests
PT Number
PT0063
Scheme title
Bone in Animal Feed
Suitable testing methods
Microscopy
Reporting format
Species name and % Result within the nearest 0.5%. Authorised report will be published electronically. These will show intended result and results from all participants.
Results to be returned within
21 days
Number of samples in each distribution
4
Sample Type
Positive and Negative feed samples (40g). Positives have been formulated using typical compound feed ingredients fortified with meat and bone meal / fish meal
Packaging and transport details
Non-infectious substance. UK - Normal post. Overseas - courier. Courier delivery will incur additional costs. Please contact the QA unit for details.
Number of distributions per year
4
Subcontracting
Various aspects of the Proficiency testing schemes may at times be subcontracted. When this occurs it is placed with a competent subcontractor and the Quality Assurance Unit is responsible to the scheme participants for the subcontractors work.
Accreditation status

This PT scheme is not accredited.

Date scheme started
Pre 2007
Notes
For price and detail of distribution months please see price list or contact: vetqas@apha.gsi.gov.uk
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