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Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.

BioPharm International
Volume 19, Issue 12

Company Description



Lancaster Laboratories provides analytical services in chemistry and microbiology for a broad spectrum of clients in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and animal health industries. For 45 years, we have delivered laboratory services with strict regulatory compliance and close attention to our clients' project needs. Each project has an assigned project team, including scientists and a client service representative. With a large laboratory capacity, extensive technical expertise, and a multiple-shift staff, we can handle projects of any size.

Biopharmaceutical Techniques Supported

Cell and molecular biology
  • Cell based assays
  • Immunogenicity
  • Elisa assays
  • Nucleic acid analysis
  • Cell line manufacturing
  • Cell line testing

Virology

  • Viral safety
  • Viral clearance

Biochemistry

Biochromatography

  • Amino acid analysis
  • Peptide mapping

Electrophoresis

  • SDS-page
  • Western blotting
  • Isoelectric focusing

Mass spectrometry

Protein quantitation

Support for facility and process validation

Markets Served



Lancaster Laboratories serves a broad spectrum of clients in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and animal-health industries. Our active clients include a multitude of small to midsized pharmaceutical companies and 19 of the 20 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

Prodcuts and Services

  • Drug substance and drug product stability testing
  • Commercial product release testing
  • Stability storage and product retain programs
  • Excipient testing (USP/NF, EP, JP)
  • Container testing on plastic and glass
  • Extractables/leachables testing
  • Microbiology: sterility, endotoxin, preservative effectiveness, and organism identification
  • Biopharmaceutical: cell and molecular biology, virology, biochromatography, electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, protein quantitation, support for facility and process validation
  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Comparator product testing: methods development and validation, stability and release testing, and clinical reassay testing
  • Consulting services
  • Professional Scientific Staffing

Facilities

The company is housed in a modern 175,000-ft2 facility equipped with state-of-the-art equipment. Chemistry services include a full array of spectrophotometric capabilities and chromatographic capabilities. A 9000-ft2 controlled microbiology laboratory contains a sterility test suite that includes two half-suit workstation isolators, four transfer isolators, an autoclave isolator integrated with a GMP sterilizer, and three VHP 1000 units. A separate limited-access building contains 23,000-ft3 of stability chamber space accommodating 26 conditions, including photostability.

LANCASTER LABORATORIES INC.
2425 New Holland Pike, PO Box 12425, Lancaster, PA 17605-2425

TELEPHONE
717.656.2300

FAX
717.656.3772

EMAIL

WEB ADDRESS
http://www.lancasterlabs.com/

EMPLOYEES
750

FOUNDED
1961

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