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Quality Assurance in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

D. Brynn Hibbert

Abstract

Analytical chemical results touch everyones lives can we eat the food? do I have a disease? did the defendant leave his DNA at the crime scene? should I invest in that gold mine? When a chemist measures something how do we know that the result is appropriate? What is fit for purpose in the context of analytical chemistry? Many manufacturing and service companies have embraced traditional statistical approaches to quality assurance, and these have been adopted by analytical chemistry laboratories. However the right chemical answer is never known, so there is not a direct parallel with the ma ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195162127
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195162127.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

D. Brynn Hibbert, author