Chemistry and Chromatography

Our Chemistry group uses a wide range of methods to test both raw materials and finished products in accordance with compendial procedures including but not limited to:

  • USP/NF
  • BP
  • EP
  • JP
  • FCC
  • ACS
  • AOAC
  • AOCS
  • In-house and client supplied methods

Analytical Services Provided

Our analysts can assist you with numerous routine and specialized techniques and provide support for NDA, ANDA, and IND submissions:

  • UPLC, HPLC, GC and IC analyses
  • Dissolution studies
  • Spectroscopy
  • Physical and wet chemical analysis
  • Residual solvents
  • Organic volatile impurities (OVI)
  • Stability storage and testing
  • Method development and validation
  • Total organic carbon (TOC)
  • Process and cleaning validations
  • Container/packaging testing
  • Vitamin assays
  • Antibiotic assays
  • Enzymatic testing


  • UPLC
  • HPLC – UV/visible, diode-array, fluorometric, electrochemical, conductivity, refractive index and ELSD detection
  • GC – Flame ionization, and thermal conductivity detection, capillary and headspace techniques
  • Dissolution – USP methods I, II and V
  • Spectroscopy – infrared and UV
  • AAS – atomic absorption spectrophotometer and graphite furnace

Samples Analyzed

We analyze many types of samples including but not limited to:

  • Pharmaceutical, veterinary, cosmetics
  • Finished products: tablets, capsules, liquids, parenterals, otic and ophthalmic drops, semisolids, creams, gels, shampoos and suppositories
  • Raw materials: actives, fillers, binders, lubricants, colours and other excipients
  • Container/packaging components: plastics, glass, foils, bottles, strip packs and cards
  • In-process products: bulk mixtures of solids or liquids prior to filling into capsules, bottles, vials and syringes, or before compressing into tablets


Analytical Services Brochure (PDF: 356 Ko)
Manufacturing Validation Services Brochure (PDF: 1,9 Mb Kb)
New Service: UPLC Testing (PDF: 510 Kb)


Gilles Paquin
Director, Pharmaceutical Sales
Tel: (450) 663-6724 x 229