January 4, 2024

Mercury Added to the IHPAT Program

AIHA PAT Programs is pleased to announce the launch of a new proficiency testing (PT) program for elemental mercury analysis. This program is designed to assess the analytical capability of laboratories in analyzing mercury in air samples.

Enroll by March 1, 2024, to be in the inaugural round (IHPAT 237).

Program Details

Suitable Methods:

Round Composition:

Concentration Range:

Modified Method (ICP-MS with Hydride Generator)
Modified Method (ICP-OES with Hydride Generator)

4 samples at different concentration levels on SKC 226-17-1A Solid Sorbent Tube
1 blank
4x/year ( 3 rounds in 2024)

0.1 µg to 1.2 µg

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