Chem Service, Inc.


Special Issues

LCGC SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2014
Volume 32
Issue 12

Company Description

Established in 1962, Chem Service is accredited for ISO Guide 34:2009 and ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and registered and certified to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System for the design, development, production, distribution, and servicing of organic neat and synthetic reference materials. Chem Service, Inc. produces high purity chemicals for use as reference materials and for other laboratory purposes. More than 95% of their standards grade materials have a certified purity of 98.0% or greater and do not require purity corrections when preparing solutions for us with EPA, USTM, UST, and numerous other international methods. Standards grade chemicals are clearly labeled with an expiration date that is based on years of experience in handling and testing. Products are packaged in small quantities to minimize storage, waste, and disposal requirements. Organic and inorganic chemicals, solutions, and mixtures are available to meet a wide range of specialized laboratory needs.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • GC–FID

  • GC–ECD

  • GC–TCD

  • GC–MS

  • HPLC

  • FT–IR

Markets Served

Chem Service has thousands of worldwide customers in a wide range of sectors, including government and regulatory agencies; food quality control; agricultural testing and research; life science endeavors; environmental control and remediation; college and university work; and the manufacture of chemicals, pulp and paper, and alcoholic beverages.

Major Products/Services

  • Pesticide residue standards

  • Metabolite standards

  • EPA 535 ESA/OA metabolites

  • Explosive residues

  • PCB congeners

  • Petroleum hydrocarbons

  • Fatty acid methyl esters

  • Vitamins

  • Surfactants

  • Anti-oxidants

  • Ultraviolet inhibitors

  • Plasticizers

  • Biological stains

  • Phthalate standards

  • Polynuclear aromatics

  • High purity inorganics

  • Carbohydrates standards

  • Forensic standards

  • Personal care product standards

  • Flame retardants/PBDE


Chem Service's headquarters are located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. A global network of distributors for sales outside the United States is available for all of our products.

Chem Service, Inc.
660 Tower Lane,
West Chester, PA 19381

(800) 452-9994

(610) 692-8729