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We manufacture and distribute fine chemicals and laboratory
products - with quality and delivery you can count on every time.


Company Background

We manufacture and distribute fine chemicals and laboratory products -
with quality and delivery you can count on every time.

Founded in 1971, Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp., a division of Spectrum Laboratory Products, Inc., is a manufacturer and distributor of fine chemicals and laboratory products and offers the largest selection of monograph chemicals for manufacture of food, drug and personal care products available from a single source. Spectrum has in place the documentation, validation, and qualification systems expected by all quality-driven organizations regardless of their industry's requirements. Our team includes highly trained scientific, sales, marketing and customer service professionals who are dedicated to providing laboratory chemicals, supplies and equipment with quality and delivery you can count on every time.


Spectrum is headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ and has production, quality control laboratories, warehousing and distribution facilities in New Brunswick, NJ and Gardena, CA. All US production facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified, FDA registered and operate under current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Major Products

The Company's major emphasis is on USP, NF, FCC, BP, EP, JP and ACS grade products which include active pharmaceutical ingredients, controlled substances, excipients, dietary supplements, cosmetic and personal care ingredients. These products are available in laboratory, scale-up and production quantities.

Also important is the availability of biochemical reagents and over 23,500 organic chemicals for research and science. A total of over 45,000 unique chemicals are now available to customers with hundreds of new products developed annually.

Spectrum also provides US-based custom synthesis and contract manufacturing capabilities, including the custom synthesis of new chemical entities (NCE's), commercial cGMP manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, DEA Controlled Substances (Schedules II-V) and general synthetic chemical intermediates.

The Company is also a full-line distributor of laboratory supplies and equipment, featuring PerkinElmer's complete line of consumables for GC, HPLC, IR, UV/VIS, AA, ICP, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis instrumentation. In addition, labware, consumables, lab equipment and appliances are available from over 250 manufacturers including Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Corning. Spectrum is truly a one-stop shopping destination with over 200,000 chemicals and consumable items available.

Markets Served

Spectrum's target markets for cGMP monograph chemicals include manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, functional foods, cosmetics and personal care products. Spectrum also serves the analytical laboratories, synthetic organic chemical manufacturers and research organizations with a complete line of organic building blocks, analytical reagents, solvents, consumables and equipment suitable for all laboratory applications.