Providers of proficiency testing

By offering proficiency testing in different laboratory fields , providers of proficiency testing support laboratory quality assurance.

FINAS has two accredited providers of proficiency testing as its clients. They offer their services to both Finnish and foreign laboratories.

The SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17043:2010 standard is the accreditation requirement for providers of proficiency testing.

Accredited providers of proficiency testing  use the FINAS accreditation symbol in which the identification number of the accredited body is of the form PTXX.

Further information on the international providers of proficiency testing is available online at



profiency; laboratories; quality