Inter-laboratory comparison exercises (ILE)

LAFARA regularly participates to the ILE organised by the french radioprotection institute (Institut de radioprotection et sûreté nucléaire – IRSN). Succeeding to these tests is a mandatory pre-requisite before applying to certifications delivered by the french Nuclear Safety Authority (Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire – ASN).

Up to now, LAFARA has participated and succeeded to the above listed ILE :

135-SL-300Soil2015137Cs, 134Cs, 109Cd, 60Co
141-AGC-300Charcoal cartridge2016 131I, 129I
143-L-300Milk2016137Cs, 134Cs, 131I, 65Zn
150-V-300Vegetal2017241Am, 137Cs, 134Cs, 109Cd
160-SH-300aWater2018238U & daughter radionuclides
160-SH-300bWater2018228Ra, 226Ra
161-SL-300Soil2019238U & 232Th & daughter radionuclides
162-V-300Vegetal2019241Am, 137Cs, 134Cs, 106Ru
167-SL-300Soil2020241Am, 152Eu, 137Cs, 134Cs, 109Cd, 60Co, 57Co, 40K
EC-5420Water2020228Ra, 226Ra, 210Pb