A common question we receive here at Chemical Solutions is in relation to PQL. What is it? What does it mean? And how does this relate to my results?
PQL stands for practical quantitation limit. Simply put, this is the lowest level at which the method can confidently discern between two different values. This is the level at which we feel confident reporting results.
In the video below, Matt Linsey, Quality Assurance Manager for SGS Chemical Solutions Laboratories Inc. discusses more about PQL – specifically its relation to other concepts of detection limits and what this means for analytical testing results.
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