Frequently Asked Questions
ISO / IEC 17043 standard has been developed for accreditation of PT Providers by ISO, and Pasargad Quality Pioneer (PQP) is developing and implementing its programs in accordance with this standard. Statistical analysis is also carried out in accordance with ISO 13528.
Yes. Depending on the type of program chosen, technical advisers are selected from the relevant industry in the light of the knowledge and experience required in the programs.
In order to ensure the confidentiality of the results, a unique code will be assigned to each participant in the program. This code allows the identity of the participant labs to remain confidential in reporting the results. Only Pasargad Quality Pioneer (PQP), the Participating Laboratory and, where applicable, the relevant legal authorities are aware of the identity of the participants.
The time interval for participation in Proficiency Testing programs depends on several factors that can be different for each laboratory, such as other quality control tools, laboratory workloads, and laboratory-related risks. As a result, each lab may have different needs and, accordingly, select the time interval for participation in PT programs.
The cost of participating in the programs is determined in registration form and the specifications of PT program. Payment terms are also described in the registration form.
PT samples are provided from a variety of sources according to the characteristics of each program. If possible, test samples are selected to be as close as possible to the routine samples of the participating laboratories, but in some cases and in order to ensure the homogeneity and stability required, test samples are provided in the form of reference materials or pure standards.
Participants should do the test according to their own test method, unless the method is specified by Pasargad Quality Pioneers.
The deadline for submitting the results is specified by Pasargad Quality Pioneer company and sent to the participants with the samples.