167 Albany Street, Springfield, MA 01105 413-781-2540 elabs@elabs.com

Providing Independent Testing Services

for routine and complex material characterization. A combination of sophisticated analytical instrumentation and experienced technical personnel provides clients with accurate, economical, and timely chemical information. Staff Members have extensive experience in the application of analytical chemistry to problems in material science, pharmacology, clinical chemistry, and chemical information science. Instrumental expertise includes, in particular, spectroscopic (MS, FTIR, UV/VIS), chromatographic (HPLC, GC. TLC), and thermal (DSC, TGA) methods.

Analytical Services Include

Polymer Characterization
Additive and Trace Analyses
Contaminant Identification
FDA Extraction Studies
Air/Emissions Testing
Multi-task, Long Term Studies
Chemical Information Searches


Polymer and Chemical Producers,
Molders, Recyclers,
Petroleum and Electronics Industries,
Universities, Governmental Agencies,
Lawyers, Consumers

To Characterize

Polymer Resins, Additives,
Coatings, Paper,
Adhesives, Inks,
Industrial Emissions, Waste,
Medical Devices, Textiles,
Pharmaceuticals, Biochemicals


Quality Assurance, Product Development,
Failure Analysis, Product Stability/Aging,
Contaminants, Unknowns,
Comparison with Competitors' Products,
FDA Submissions, Compliance Testing,
R&D Chemical Monitoring

Testing Performed

by instrumental and wet chemical methods. Capabilities include Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR), Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), UV/VIS Spectroscopy, Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). Off-line HPLC-MS and TGA-MS are available. Supplemental physical, surface, and elemental analyses are provided by cooperating facilities.

For additional information call 413-781-2540, email elabs@elabs.com, or write Eastern Labs, 167 Albany St, Springfield, MA 01105