Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products


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LCGC SupplementsSpecial Issues-12-01-2012
Volume 30
Issue 12

Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products

Company Description

Founded in 1971, Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products manufactures and distributes fine chemicals for production and laboratory facilities around the globe. All of Spectrum's worldwide facilities are ISO 9001 certified, and the New Jersey and California plants are FDA registered drug establishments and operate under current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs). Spectrum is a full-line distributor of laboratory supplies and equipment items featuring PerkinElmer's complete line of consumables for GC, HPLC, IR, UV-vis, AA, ICP, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis instrumentation. Combined with additional labware, consumables, lab equipment, and appliance products from over 250 manufacturers, including Mettler-Toledo, Ohaus, Corning, Microflex, Thermo Scientific, Wheaton, Kimble Chase, and GE Whatman, Spectrum is truly a one-stop shopping destination with over 150,000 chemicals and consumable items available.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported

  • GC

  • HPLC

  • IR

  • UV-vis

  • AA

  • ICP

  • Mass spectrometry and thermal analysis instrumentation

Markets Served

Primary markets served are North America, Central and South America, plus the Far East.

Major Products/Services

The company's major emphasis is on USP, NF, FCC, BP, EP, JP, and ACS grade products, active pharmaceutical ingredients and controlled substances, excipients, dietary supplements, cosmetic ingredients, biochemicals, pre-made analytical solutions, and a complete line of high-purity solvents for critical analytical applications. These products are available in laboratory research, scale-up and production quantities. Spectrum also provides specialty chemicals for research and science organizations by offering over 22,000 TCI research organics and bioreagents. Together, Spectrum provides the most comprehensive line of organics for R&D and specialized chromatographic reagents, derivatizing agents and columns for HPLC, GC, NMR, and mass spectroscopy.

Custom Synthesis

Spectrum provides a full range of US-based contract research and manufacturing services, including the custom synthesis of new chemical entities (NCEs) through the commercial cGMP manufacture of APIs, excipients, DEA Controlled Substances (Schedules II-V), and their chemical intermediates. Spectrum Custom Synthesis offers our customers a unique experience, combining the personalized service and responsiveness of a mid-size company with the resources, logistics, and technical depth of much larger companies.


Spectrum has production, quality control laboratories, warehousing, and distribution facilities in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Gardena, California. All US production facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified, FDA registered, and operate under current good manufacturing practices (cGMP).

Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products

769 Jersey Ave.

New Brunswick, NJ 08901


(800) 772-8786


(800) 525-2299