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Driving Quality Together

In 2017, the LGC Group acquired API’s food proficiency testing program, merging the most popular aspects of the API Food Quality program into the LGC PT catalog. The former API Food Quality team is now the North American team for LGC PT. The combined business offers an unparalleled catalog of PT programs with U.S. based customer service to meet your needs.

Please continue to use this page to access your API evaluations from 2017 and prior or visit to explore the full range of offerings available in the LGC catalog.

Access API’s Food PT program scope of accreditation to ISO/IEC 17043:2010 by A2LA.

Proficiency testing is a key element in the laboratory accreditation process, alongside reference materials, enabling laboratories to monitor the quality of their analytical results. LGC currently provides over 1,600 PT exercises per annum, distributed to more than 11,000 participating laboratories in over 160 countries worldwide. LGC’s PT offering is certified to ISO 9001 and accredited to ISO/IEC 17043.