Chemic Laboratories Inc. and Chemical Solutions after working together for more than five years today announced establishment of a formal two year renewable Joint Cooperation Agreement that will enable the two firms to collaborate on a variety of Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical client interests, primarily in the areas of product development as it pertains to extractables and leachables Single-Use Systems (SUS), Pharmaceutical delivery devices and Container closure systems. Under this agreement, the companies can now leverage their collective expertise and expert analytics to make a substantial difference in their client’s business performance and a greater understanding of the materials of choice. “Chemic is delighted to expand our working relationship into a formal agreement. “Chemical Solutions is an established expert in the field of elemental analysis via ICP-MS and is poised to become a leader in the E/L space” said Joseph St. Laurent, President and CSO of Chemic Laboratories Inc. “This Joint Agreement allows our two companies to immediately leverage our particular analytical expertise to support our clients growing demand for expert services”. ‘By combining Chemic’s experience within the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, along with our expertise in Trace Elemental Analysis for the pharmaceutical industry,’ said Brian LaBine, CSL’s President, ‘both Chemic and we are able to offer our respective clients full service analyses for their E&L testing needs.’ ‘Chemic had the insight to recognize the value of our combined technical resources in addressing a growing need for quality E&L testing in the pharmaceutical industry,’ added Francine Walker, CSL’s Technical Director. ‘We have enjoyed working with Chemic for many years, and recently completed validations for elemental impurities testing in a variety of E/L extraction fluids in support of Chemic’s work. Both Chemic and we recognized the potential benefits this could have for our clients in the pharmaceutical industry.’ The cooperation model between the two companies will consist of each company offering each other’s services and direct access to the technical subject matter experts. Chemic and Chemical Solutions will utilize well established and developed chromatographic and spectroscopic analytics to provide Extractable & Leachable data assessing material compatibility and suitability for pharmaceutical use. ’ About Chemic Laboratories, Inc.: Your Partner for a Successful Future © Chemic Laboratories is a privately held full service FDA registered and DEA licensed, cGMP/ GLP Contract Chemistry Organization (CCO) founded in 1998. Chemic offers unparalleled contract Analytical, API Synthesis, and Formulation Development, to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device industries. Chemic Laboratories offers these services by providing a strategically designed, highly technical facility, equipped with state of the art instrumentation. All programs can be conducted under the strict auspices of FDA and EMEA guidelines.