GMO - Proficiency Testing for Detection of Transgenic Tobacco - 2004


  1. To provide an independent assessment of the quality of data being produced by participating laboratories, through the Tobacco Proficiency Testing Scheme.
  2. To contribute to the update of the GMO Dossier in collaboration with ACAC.

To establish a Proficiency Testing Scheme to enable participants to monitor their laboratory testing performance by means of interlaboratory comparisons of analytical results obtained by using appropriate PCR methods for the detection of GM tobacco.

In January 2020, the objectives of the group were amended to more adequately represent its activities.


Updated November 2022