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Technical & FAQS
General CRM FAQs
Assay Standards priced for Routine Laboratory Quality Control.
CRMs made from your own raw materials.
Join the AMIS Inter-Laboratory Testing Schemes.
Can a laboratory choose which types of scheme to participate in?
You will not be asked to participate is any type of scheme outside your laboratories capabilities.
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African Mineral Standards
Assay quality assurance (clients duty)
Certified Reference Materials (CRM's)
Code of conduct
Control Sample Failure Checklist
Critical systematic error
Data quality objectives
False rejection rate
ISO - The International Organisation for Standardisation
Matrix Reference Materials
National Nuclear Regulator
Reference Materials (RM's)
Uranium standards, shipping-export-import regulations
Use of reference materials
GENERAL CRM FAQS
How will this CRM add value to my results?
Is it really necessary to use matrix reference materials?
What are CRM's
What do you do if you have a lab quality problem? (besides blame the CRM)
What is a matrix reference material?
What’s the difference between an RM (reference material), a CRM (certified reference material) and QCM (quality control material)?
Are the contents hazardous?
How are the contents produced?
What’s in these packages? (Often asked by customs and shipping agents ☺).
Where do the contents come from?
Why does AMIS use double packaging?
How long will it take to make a CRM from my material?
How much rock do I need to provide to make a CRM?
How much will it cost?
Is AMIS competent to manufacture Reference Materials?
Isn’t transporting rock around the world expensive?
Can a laboratory participate in round robins for methods they arent yet accerdited for?
Can a reference material producer also run laboratory testing schemes
Can any mineral laboratory join the AMIS interlaboratory testing scheme program (AITS)?
How many laboratories need to participate to make a round robin meaningful?
How often are PT Schemes run?
Is AMIS competent to run laboratory proficiency testing schemes?
What is a PT scheme?
What types of schemes are run?
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