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About LGC

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LGC is an international life sciences measurement and testing company, building leading positions in sustainably growing markets. Our offering is underpinned by our heritage and expertise in regulation, accreditation and standard setting. We provide reference materials, genomics solutions and analytical testing products and services, based on our innovations and our own intellectual property. We work with customers across a number of end markets including Pharmaceuticals, Agricultural Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Food, Environment, Government and Academia to achieve excellence in investigative, diagnostic and measurement science.

Our comprehensive quality system supports and enhances business excellence and ensures we provide our customers with the level of service and the quality of products they expect. Our operations are extensively accredited to international quality standards such as ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 13485, GMP, GLP and ISO Guide 34.

With a history dating back to 1842, we have been home to the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years. We are the UK National Measurement Laboratory and Designated Institute for chemical and bio-measurement. We were privatised in 1996, and we are now owned by funds affiliated with KKR.​ 

We help customers conform to international statutory and regulatory standards. Science is at the heart of all we do - for a safer world.



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