Registration for the VDA 270 proficiency test 2022 now open

VDA 270 Proficiency Test

For the 10th time since 2004, Olfasense offers the proficiency test for the automobile guideline VDA 270 – Determination of the odour characteristics of trim materials in motor vehicles.

We cordially invite you to participate in this interlaboratory comparison, which offers 2 participation options:

The standard proficiency test, containing the following types of material:

Group 1: Hard plastics
Group 2: Thin layer materials
Group 3: Foam & textiles


Group 4: Leather (real) – available for a restricted number of 25 laboratories only!

The measurements for the proficiency test need to be carried out between 14 – 25 November 2022. Like in the past, this proficiency test is combined with training sets for the preparation of each participant. These enable the participant to reach and reinforce a common understanding of the VDA 270 scale.

Download the announcement & invitation to participate

Please confirm your participation by 29 July 2022 at the latest.

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    For a direct quotation, please send us your billing and delivery address, as well as your VAT ID number. For a customised offer, briefly describe your application.

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