Bipea organizes interlaboratory comparisons by annual series or program. Each program is composed of several rounds: from 2 to 10 rounds and each round is composed of 1 to 10 trials.
For example:
– PTS « 10-Oilseeds » is composed of 10 rounds (1 per month) and each round contains 2 to 3 samples (participating laboratories to this PTS will receive 23 samples from September to June).
– PTS « 52-Waste waters: physic chemical analysis » is composed of 6 rounds and each round contains 4 to 10 samples (participating laboratories will receive 37 samples from September to June).