References - interlaboratory testing programs

The following is a short overview of our most important public-sector partners and customers, arranged in terms of application area.

References from private-sector firms and institutions are available on request.

Food and consumer goods:

All validation studies prescribed by the German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) in accordance with § 64 of the German Food and Feed Code are designed and evaluated by QuoData.


Hazardous goods and substances:

Working together with QuoData, the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing  (BAM) and the German Federal Science and Technology Institute (PTB) launched an international proficiency testing program for hazardous goods.


Antimicrobial substances:

Validation studies for the effectiveness of antimicrobials on hard surfaces commissioned by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and for quantitative suspension tests listed by the German Association for Applied Hygiene (VAH).


Marine environment:

Interlaboratory studies concerning zooplankton, macrobenthos and phytoplankton commissioned by the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA).



Proficiency tests in connection with the identification of gunshot residue particles commissioned by the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes Expert Working Group "Firearms/GSR" (ENFSI).

Collaborative studies for the forensic determination of shooting distances on behalf of the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA). 


Drinking water:

Interlaboratory studies for the identification of organic trace elements based on chromatographic and spectroscopic data commissioned by the UBA, the IWW Water Centre and the BAM (UBA/IWW/BAM).