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Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME)

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food and beverages

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General description

Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) is produced in accordance with ISO/IEC 17043:2010. The PT portfolio allows our test components to offer significant performance data to monitor and prove competency to customers, accreditation bodies or both.

Supelco® is a global proficiency testing (PT) provider that manufactures best-in-class environmental and pharmaceutical PT products. Most water PT samples are available as concentrates or ready-to-use volumes giving the end-user flexibility in selecting samples that will fit their exact needs. This PT portfolio is specially designed to evaluate the quality and demonstrate the reliability of the data for measuring the food quality, improving the customer satisfaction via adhering by the government regulations.

Matrix: Food Dichloromethane

All information regarding the use of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) proficiency testing standard can be found in the reporting packet which will be available to download at PT Portal.


Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAME) as a proficiency testing material is used to test fatty acid methyl esters in food samples.

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Features and Benefits

We have a vast portfolio of environmental PT schemes with "fit-for-purpose" samples to help you meet the needs of the laboratory.

Our proficiency testing (PT) program is a benchmark to:

  • provide staff with an insight into their laboratory′s performance, to verify the accuracy and reliability of their testing process
  • provide a comparison of performance with that of other laboratories, nationally and internationally
  • test and educate staff, provide a better understanding of the impact of incorrect results and identify areas where there may be problems
  • provide an independent evaluation of laboratory performance
  • demonstrate to clients, colleagues and accreditation bodies that there is a commitment to quality

Preparation Note


  • This sample contains 37 fatty acid methyl esters in dichloromethane. No derivatization is required for this sample.
  • The sample contains 1.2 mL of sample.
  • The sample is designed for GC analysis.

Sample preparation

  • The sample needs no special treatment before use.
  • Use your standard sample preparation procedure.


  • Use your standard analysis method to analyze the sample.
  • Report your results as ug/mL in the Proficiency Testing Portal.

Storage and Stability

Please refer to sample label for expiration date, specific storage temperature, and specific storage conditions.

Other Notes

Are you new to Supelco® Proficiency Testing? Be sure to register your account details in the PT Portal before placing your order.
This will provide access to data entry, reporting packets and final reports. Registrations will be approved shortly after your order is placed. For further questions, write to us at

When placing your order online, please indicate your study preference under the ′your reference′ column. Available studies can be viewed at the bottom of the page.
Click here to learn more about Quick-Turn Studies (on-demand proficiency tests that are offered depending on lot availability). The Quick-Turn results are released within 48-72 hours whereas scheduled study reports are released within 21 days.

Proficiency Testing Schedule (2021-2022)

FOOD22-3 October 19 - December 02, 2022

FOOD23-3 July 19 – September 1, 2023

Quick-Turn Study Not Available for this Product

Legal Information

Supelco is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany



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Hazard Classifications

Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class Code

6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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