Chapter 5. Making Measurements

  1. Elizabeth Prichard B.Sc., Ph.D., FRSC, CChem. Senior Research Fellow Associate Professor Government Chemist editor staff professional analyst partner and
  2. Vicki Barwick B.Sc Government Chemist analyst Project Manager co-authored

Published Online: 5 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470517772.ch5

Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry

Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry

How to Cite

Prichard, E. and Barwick, V. (2007) Making Measurements, in Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470517772.ch5

Author Information

  1. LGC, Teddington, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012031

Online ISBN: 9780470517772



  • metrological traceability and calibration;
  • quality control and quality control (QC) samples;
  • labelling and laboratory management;
  • preventive maintenance and curative maintenance;
  • hazard data sheets;
  • safety and quality assurance procedures;
  • making measurements


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Good Laboratory Practice

  • Calibration of Measurement

  • Achieving Metrological Traceability

  • Quality Control

  • Environment

  • Equipment and Glassware

  • Chemicals and Consumables

  • Maintenance and Calibration of Equipment

  • References