We'll help you confirm the identity and composition of chemical substances and materials used in your manufacturing processes and products.
Characterize materials of all classes for identification, purity, properties, impurities and more with Element's full complement of testing capabilities. You'll benefit from our molecular characterization laboratory's experience analyzing polymers, solvents, small molecules, pharmaceuticals, impurities, unknowns, and additives to identify molecular structure and molecular weight. Our microscopy and thermal/mechanical analysis laboratories can provide analysis to give thermal properties, mechanical properties, or material morphology. Finally, our separations laboratories can provide purity information, as well as quantitate impurities, actives, or additives. Partner with Element to analyze a range of materials, including:
- Contaminants and impurities
- Active ingredients
- Polymer additives
- Pharmaceutical materials
- Small and intermediate molecules
- Unknown materials
Chemical analysis capabilities and methods
A thorough understanding of the type and quantity of the chemical constituents of a material is the first step to ensuring product quality. Chemical testing is also vital for contaminant detection and residue analysis, formulation and de-formulation, QC analysis, and failure investigations.
Our chemical analysis laboratories house a wide array of analytical equipment, including advanced spectroscopy systems, and our team of chemists is highly-trained and skilled at applying a combination of chemical characterization techniques to assist with the analysis.
Our analyzing methods provide a comprehensive chemical characterization of substances and materials, ensuring the safety and therapeutic effect of the final product. Our areas of expertise include:
- Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy
- Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
- Raman spectroscopy
- Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
- Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) coupled with Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (EDS)
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
The Element advantage
Our chemical characterization services are tailored to your precise requirements, leveraging the extensive expertise and skilled resources at our disposal. Identify the contents and composition of various materials and substances in your products with chemical characterization testing. You'll have confidence in the safety and quality of your products when you partner with Element.
To learn more about chemical characterization testing and analysis, or to speak with one of our chemists, contact us today.
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Trace Metal Services
Element is a recognized world-leader in trace metal analysis, providing testing for elemental impurities by ICPOES and ICPMS in compliance with USP, EP (2.4.20), and ICH Q3D guidelines.
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