Chapter 4. Phase IV: External Analytical Quality Assurance

  1. Werner Funk,
  2. Dipl.-Ing. Vera Dammann1,
  3. Dipl.-Ing. Gerhild Donnevert2,
  4. Sarah Ianelli Translator,
  5. Eric Ianelli Translator and
  6. Ann Gray Translator

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609444.ch4

Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry: Applications in Environmental, Food, and Materials Analysis, Biotechnology, and Medical Engineering, Second Edition

Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry: Applications in Environmental, Food, and Materials Analysis, Biotechnology, and Medical Engineering, Second Edition

How to Cite

Funk, W., Dammann, V., Donnevert, G., Ianelli, S., Ianelli, E. and Gray, A. (2006) Phase IV: External Analytical Quality Assurance, in Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry: Applications in Environmental, Food, and Materials Analysis, Biotechnology, and Medical Engineering, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527609444.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Applied Sciences, Gießen-Friedberg, FB KMUB, Wiesenstrasse 14, 35390 Gießen, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Applied Sciences, Gießen-Friedberg, FB MNI, Wiesenstrasse 14, 35390 Gießen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311149

Online ISBN: 9783527609444

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Keywords:

  • quality assurance;
  • analytical chemistry;
  • external analytical quality assurance;
  • audits;
  • interlaboratory (or Round Robin) tests;
  • effects of internal quality assurance on results of interlaboratory tests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Audits

  • Interlaboratory (or Round Robin) Tests

    • Interlaboratory Tests for Process Standardization

    • Interlaboratory Tests as Proof of Laboratory Performance

    • Other Interlaboratory Tests

    • Planning and Execution of Interlaboratory (or Round Robin) Tests

      • Quality Management System of the Provider of an Interlaboratory Test

      • Planning the Interlaboratory Test

      • Interlaboratory Test Samples

    • Procedures for the Execution and Evaluation of Interlaboratory Tests

      • Interlaboratory Test Programs According to ISO 5725-2

      • The Youden Method of Interlaboratory Tests

      • Interlaboratory Tests According to ISO Guide 43

  • Effects of Internal Quality Assurance on the Results of Interlaboratory Tests

  • Conclusion