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ISO 9001 & ISO 13485 Certified

Material Grades

ACS Grade
Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in American Chemical Society Specifications.

Analytical Grade

Designates reagents suitable for use in analytical procedures.

Bacteriological Grade
Materials suitable for most cell culture and molecular biology applications.

Biotechnology Grade
Materials equivalent to Ultra Pure, but particularly suitable for use in Molecular Biology applications. Tested for specific contaminants such as nucleases and bacteria where appropriate.

BP Grade
Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in the British Pharmacopoeia.

Certified/Certifiable Grade
Materials, typically dyes and stains, that meet the requirements of the Biological Stain Commission. Certified reagents have been tested and validated by the Biological Stain Commission.

Conjugation Grade
Material suitable for enzyme conjugation.

Electrophoresis Grade
Material specifically for Electrophoretic Applications.

EP Grade

Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in the European Pharmacopoeia .

FCC Grade
Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in the Food Chemicals Codex.

High Purity Grade
Materials of superior quality where there are no published standards.

Histology Grade
Designates materials that are specific for use in Histology, Immunuhistochemistry and Histopathology applications.

HPLC Grade
High purity solvents suitable for HPLC and mass spectrometry.

JP Grade
Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia.

NF Grade
Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in the National Formulary.

PFGE Grade

Material suited for Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis.

Proteomics Grade

Materials conforming to the requirements of protein research which are tested to be nuclease, DNase and/or protease free where applicable. Appropriate for use in Proteomic research applications.

RIA (Radioimmunoassay) Grade
Determined as materials suitable for use in ELISA or other immuno-based staining or detection systems.

Reagent Grade
High Purity materials which meet the specifications noted in AMRESCO’s Biotechnology catalog.

Sequencing Grade
Materials designed for use with automated capillary sequencing equipment.

Technical Grade
Designates materials of selected commercial or industrial quality.

Tissue Culture Grade
Materials of high purity, suitable for use in Tissue Culture applications.

Ultra Pure Grade
Material with a purity level exceeding the various monograph grades.

USP Grade

Materials conforming with the specifications and procedures outlined in
the United States Pharmacopeia.