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  • Title: Welcome to Lancaster Laboratories Europe
    Descriptive info: .. GO.. Hot Topics.. Eurofins signs agreement to acquire Lancaster Laboratories.. Lancaster Laboratories is a world leading contract laboratory services organisation and part of Eurofins group of international laboratories.. Our Dungarvan location has been supporting the Irish Food, pharmaceutical and Environmental industries for 25 years.. Our scientific and client services teams will work to support your requirements  ...   their projects and results in real time through our unique web based reporting systems.. Please contact us using the links below to discuss your outsourced testing and scientific resource requirements.. Find out more about Lancaster Laboratories.. New Client?.. Need a Sample Collection?.. Account Setup.. Click here.. Scope of Accreditation.. Service Offering Enquiry.. Quote Request.. General Query.. `..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - About
    Descriptive info: Accreditations.. Sample Collection.. Information Technology.. Customer Services.. Getting Here.. home.. About us.. ABOUT US.. Click here for accreditation details.. Getting Here.. Established in 1986 Lancaster Laboratories is Ireland's leading independent test and research laboratory providing microbiological, chemical and environmental analyses to the Food, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Chemical industries throughout Ireland and Europe.. Lancaster Laboratories is part of the Eurofins international group of Laboratories.. We employ over 135 people across a range of disciplines in our fully equipped laboratories in.. Dungarvan.. , County Waterford.. All technical staff have 3rd level qualifications in relevant subjects.. Our commitment to employing suitably qualified and capable people is a reflection of our dedication to the quality assurance our clients expect.. We have combined laboratory facilities of 2,500m.. 2.. that includes suites of dedicated laboratories that perform a comprehensive package of services to the pharmaceutical, food and medical device industries.. In addition, we perform chemical and microbiological analysis on environmental samples for all sectors.. We have built a loyal and extensive customer base that enjoys our quality of service, flexibility, value for money and confidentiality.. Amongst our valued customers are many of Ireland's, the UK's and Europe's leading manufacturing companies including food processing companies, pharmaceutical and medical  ...   contact our Business Development Team for more information.. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.. We understand our clients' need to receive results rapidly and in an efficient manner and so we have designed a web reporting system.. This enables our clients to receive results as soon as they have been approved in the laboratory.. This facility allows the client to determine the style of report that is most appropriate to their requirements.. In addition, web based reporting permits trending of results.. This system is fully validated to 21 CFR part II requirements.. CUSTOMER SERVICES.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a contract cGMP facility with a difference and this difference is based on the level of customer care we offer our clients.. We understand the individual requirements of each client and assign a customer services specialist to each new client to ensure they always have a direct connection to our facilities.. We encourage the development of strong working relationships and we continuously look for new and better ways of ensuring our clients feel that our facilities and our staff are always available for information and support.. GETTING HERE.. Dublin to Dungarvan.. Cork Airport to Dungarvan.. Click for larger view.. Click for larger view.. Download Directions here.. Download Directions here..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories -Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Contact us.. Contact Us.. Query type.. Quotation Request.. Contact Details:.. Lancaster Laboratories Europe.. IDA Industrial Estate.. Clogherane.. Co.. Waterford.. Ireland.. Tel: +353 5848300.. Email:.. info@lancasterlabs.. Lancaster Laboratories, Inc.. 2425 New Holland Pike.. PO Box 12425.. Lancaster, PA 17605-2425.. USA.. Tel: 717-656-2300.. www.. lancasterlabs..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Online Services
    Descriptive info: in this section :.. Online Submission of Samples (ARF).. Web Reporting System.. Report Options.. Integration with Purchasing Systems.. Home.. Online Services.. Overview.. Online Services.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a number of flexible electronic reporting options to its clients:.. Online Submission of Samples (Analysis Request Forms).. Automatic Analysis Request Form is validated In-house built system, allowing clients to pre-book samples details directly into the Lancaster Laboratory s Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) using a client installed software component.. The system is particularly beneficial to clients who have a large number of samples for testing, a diverse range of sample types or those who use codes in place of sample names.. The system has a number of powerful advantages to improve and streamline the sample booking experience.. Features:.. End user has a screen view of what has been logged.. Tracking of samples by Lot/Batch number, Product Type and Description.. Tracking status of results.. Trending of results.. Trending of Turnaround Times.. Notification of sample receipt.. Automatic generation of packing slip.. Same username and password as for Web Reporting System.. Benefits:.. Eliminates data transcription errors.. Time Saving benefit.. Easy submission of routine/repeat testing.. End user can submit multiple sample types at one time.. Secure Web Based Reporting System.. The Lancaster Laboratories Web Reporting System offers a powerful, secure method of generating certificates of analysis, trending result data and importing data directly into a client s IT system.. A client receives a username and password to access their data when they sign up for this service.. The Web Reporting System has 2 distinct functions:.. Instant Reports:.. When analysis is complete, an email notification is sent to the client with a direct link to the report on the secure Lancaster Laboratories website.. The client enters their  ...   user activity.. Validated to FDA 21 CFR part 11 and IMB Annex 11 Standards.. Benefits of Web System.. Powerful and flexible reporting options.. Trend analysis.. Exporting of results to MS Excel and importing into client s database, saving time and any transcription errors.. Email Attachments.. Certificates of analysis can be emailed directly from our LIMS systems as PDF attachments if required.. Integration into Clients Purchasing Systems:.. Lancaster Laboratories can work closely with clients to integrate purchasing systems with the lab s IT system.. This would provide significant efficiencies across the systems of both companies.. An example below is the integration into a Client s SAP system:.. The key steps in the process are:.. All tests are created in the SAP system together with agreed prices.. Test Orders are generated within SAP, and automatically exported in XML format to a secure FTP location.. These XLM files are automatically imported into the Lab s LIMS as unreceived samples.. Relevant client users are emailed confirmation of receipt of order.. Once testing is completed, results are exported by the Lab s LIMS in XML format to a secure FTP location.. These XLM files are automatically imported into the client SAP as completed results, and are visible to the relevant client users.. Orders are then processed for payment and no invoicing is required.. The advantages of integration are as follows:.. Order generation is internal to SAP.. No generation of order paperwork etc.. is required.. This provides considerable time and labour savings on order generation.. Data transcription errors are eliminated as there is no manual data entry by Lancaster Laboratories at sample receipt stage.. The client has instant publishing of result data to SAP - no data entry is required.. Simplified payment / invoice receipt process..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Medical Devices
    Descriptive info: es.. Overview.. Microbiology.. Chemistry.. medicine.. Medical Devices.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a comprehensive range of analyses and support functions to the Medical Device industry.. Our microbiological laboratory facilities include class A/B and C clean rooms and a microbial identification laboratory.. We have experience in the validation of analytical methods and provide analysis of a wide range of medical devices.. This includes prosthetic implants, ophthalmic implants, cutaneous adhesives and cardiac implants.. We also provide contract facilities for the determination of API's associated with medical devices.. We have broad experience using internationally recognised methods such as  ...   a range of devices.. Microbiology Department.. Bioburden analysis.. Validation of bioburden methods.. Sterility testing.. Bacteriostasis and Fungistasis analysis.. Sterility testing on biological indicator strips.. Population verification of biological indicators.. Bacterial endotoxins on waters and devices.. Water analysis.. Validation of water purification systems.. Environmental analysis.. Clean room monitoring.. Bacterial identification (VITEK and API).. Spore testing of alcohol.. Disinfectant use dilution testing.. Chemistry Department.. Analytical support for process validations.. FTIR Analysis.. Glutaraldehyde residue analysis.. Trace metals.. Total Organic Carbon.. Organic Volatile Impurities.. Purified water analysis.. Method development for drug delivery devices.. Ethylene oxide residue testing..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Facility Validation
    Descriptive info: Facility Validation Services.. Technical Expertise.. Accreditation.. Sampling Service.. Environmental.. Facility Validation.. Overview:.. Lancaster Laboratories has extensive expertise working with GMP clients who have Facility Validations.. We offer a one-stop-shop for our clients, offering all the advantages of an in-house laboratory but at a remote location.. We differentiate ourselves by the level of customer care we provide.. We encourage the development of strong working relationships and continuously and proactively looks for new and improved ways of ensuring our clients feel that staff are always available for information, help and support.. We test to all pharmacopaeial methods for microbiological and chemical parameters.. Full suite of EP, USP and JP and BP tests.. Our package includes:.. All in-house testing.. Daily collection of samples.. Daily testing of certain parameters.. Sampler availability.. Weekend testing.. Timely delivery of results.. Competitive pricing package.. Results issued via web reporting system.. The web system  ...   pride outselves on providing a rapid response to unforeseen industry issues.. We perform a large number of projects in our water laboratories each year and therefore have the capacity to deploy additional Analysts when needed and cross train them to ensure we have the correct resources in-house before a project commences.. Accreditation and Approval Bodies:.. The microbiology and chemistry departments are accredited to ISO 17025 by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) certificate 004T.. We undertake comprehensive internal audits to ensure ongoing implementation of our quality policy.. We assess the quality of the tests we perform and continuously monitor and improve our quality systems.. Sampling service:.. We offer a sampling service on a daily, weekly, monthly basis whether it is routine or project work.. Our dedicated team of Samplers are fully trained to take samples aseptically.. All samples are returned to the laboratory within 24 hours..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Food
    Descriptive info: Methods.. Client Resources.. Sampling Services.. FOOD.. Lancaster Laboratories has extensive experience in serving the Food industry and this includes the dairy, meat, processed food, fresh food and drinks industries.. We differentiate ourselves by the level of customer care we offer our clients.. We encourage the development of strong working relationships and continuously and proactively look for new and better ways of ensuring that our clients feel staff are always available for information, help and support.. A 7 day service is available from our Food Laboratory.. Methods:.. Lancaster Laboratories was Ireland s first commercial microbiology laboratory to achieve INAB accreditation.. Our scope of accreditation covers both classical and rapid microbiological methods including Listeria, Salmonella and E.. coli 0157:H7 analysis using automated systems.. Lancaster Laboratories offers excellent internal technical expertise.. We proactively review methods and client requirements and pride ourselves on providing a rapid response to unforeseen industry issues.. We perform a large number of projects in our food laboratory each year and therefore have the capacity to deploy additional Analysts when needed and cross train to ensure we have the correct resources in-house before a project commences.. Accreditation and Approval Bodies:.. The Food Laboratory is accredited to ISO 17025 by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) certificate 004T..  ...   spoilage micro-organisms.. Full pathogen analysis including E.. coli 0157:H7, Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter.. Chronobacter sakazakii on baby food and environmental samples.. Shelf life studies.. Hygiene studies including hand and equipment swabs.. Air Quality Monitoring.. Water Analysis, including compliance with the EU Directive on Drinking Water.. Analysis of customer complaint samples.. Supply of consumables including a range of swabs, sterile and plastic containers, settle and contact plates and air samplers.. Chemistry Department services include:.. Nutritional analysis for food labelling purposes to meet EU food labelling requirements.. Wide range of tests associated with Quality Control, including nitrates, nitrites, free fatty acids, peroxide value, added water.. Water Analysis, including compliance with the EU Directive concerning Drinking Water.. Any analysis not performed in-house is seamlessly subcontracted to other approved laboratories.. We completely manages this process so that service levels or turnaround times are unaffected.. Client Specific Resources:.. If you are an existing user of the Lancaster Laboratories On-Line reporting system, you can access a wide range of in-dept resources such as:.. Analysis Request Forms.. Laboratory Contact Lists.. On-Line Reporting Guidelines.. Turnaround Times and Sample Volumes.. Food Guidelines.. Visit our.. Client Specific Services.. page for more information.. Please reference our.. Sampling Services Page.. for more info on our full Food Sampling service offering..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Sampling Services
    Descriptive info: Sampling Testing Programmes.. Food Sampling Services.. Sampling and Testing Services.. Lancaster Laboratories has extensive experience in serving Food companies.. We offer a one-stop-shop for our clients together with all the advantages of an in-house laboratory but at a remote location.. We differentiate our service by the level of customer care we provide to our clients.. We encourage the development of strong working relationships and continuously and proactively look for new and better ways of ensuring our clients feel staff are always available for information and support.. Sampling and testing programmes:.. We have designed a comprehensive and informative sampling and testing programme, which is in line with Commission Regulation (EC) 2073/2005.. It encourages retailers and caterers to set up a testing schedule that is used to validate and verify HACCP systems.. It helps retailers and caterers determine the necessary sampling plan and testing frequencies based on HACCP principles and other hygiene control procedures.. We have considerable experience in working in close partnership with retailers and caterers and have a  ...   recommend the same sample regime in each food premises (where a chain exists) so that information is consistent and results can be compared to achieve consistent standards in all food premises.. The sampler is responsible for rotating the testing schedule on each visit so that a wide range of samples is taken over 12 months.. The programme ensures that retail/catering personnel are spared any involvement in the management or the implementation of the programme.. Once the testing programme is agreed, Lancaster Laboratories takes responsibility for the management of the sampling programme, sampling, transportation, analysis and delivery of the results i.. e.. complete management of the service with no input or action required from retail/catering personnel.. Reports are issued via our web reporting system, which allows for trend analysis and searching criteria of reports.. Check out the main.. Food page.. for details on accreditation, methods and technical expertise.. For further information, please contact your dedicated Business Development Executive.. Contact details are available on the.. contact list page.. , or email..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories Hospital and Clinic Services
    Descriptive info: Environmental Monitoring.. Equipment Validation.. Hospital and Clinic Services.. Lancaster Laboratories has extensive experience in serving Hospitals and Clinics.. We encourage the development of strong working relationships and continuously and proactively look for new and improved ways of ensuring our clients feel that staff are always available for information, help and support.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a wide range of testing to hospitals and clinics throughout Ireland, including testing for Renal Dialysis Departments, Endoscopy Departments, Technical Services, Clinical Engineering Departments and also testing according to HTM2030 and HTM2031.. We perform a large number of projects in our pharmaceutical and water laboratories each year and therefore have the capacity to deploy additional Analysts when needed and cross train to ensure we have the correct resources in-house before a project commences.. Our microbiology and chemistry departments are accredited to ISO 17025 by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) certificate 004T.. Irish Medicine Board (IMB) approval for performing contract analyses for the pharmaceutical industry.. Inspected and registered by the FDA as a contract laboratory to serve the pharmaceutical industry.. Participation in external proficiency testing schemes to support confidence in the quality of our results including EPA, Aquacheck, PHLS and QMS.. Lancaster Laboratories undertakes comprehensive internal audits to ensure ongoing implementation of its quality policy.. Water:.. Total Bacterial Counts.. Yeasts and Moulds..  ...   hazardous solvent waste.. We completely manage this process so that service levels and turnaround times are not affected.. Equipment Validation Service:.. Lancaster Laboratories offers an Equipment Validation Service, managed by the Lancaster Laboratories Validation Team.. Through our highly developed systems and qualified personnel, we are able to offer enhanced value to our customers by offering custom-made validation protocols, execution of those protocols and validation reports all to cGMP standards.. Key features of this validation service include:.. Validation of Thermal Equipment.. ISO 9001: 2000 certification and UKAS accreditation.. KAYE instrument (Validator 2000) and electronic regulations defined by 21 CFR Part 11 and Annex ll.. Preparation of specific validation protocols or simply execute existing customer procedures.. Hands-on experience ensures that acceptance criteria are based on recognised international standards and guidelines.. All validation work is performed accurately and efficiently under a firm contract basis.. Study results are delivered in a well-organised report package and in a format tailored to meet your quality assurance needs.. Lancaster Laboratories ensures prompt delivery of the final reports and raw data crucial to the end point of validation work.. see our.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a sampling service, offering sampling on a daily, weekly, monthly basis whether it is routine or project work.. All samples are returned to our laboratory within 24 hours.. See our.. Sampling..

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  • Title: Lancaster Laboratories - Waste Water & Drinking Water Services
    Descriptive info: Waste Water Drinking Water.. Effluent/Waste Water.. EU Directive on Drinking Water.. Lancaster Laboratories has extensive experience in serving the Food, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Environmental industries.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a wide range of testing to companies who have environmental testing requirements including effluent / waste water requirements, EU Directive concerning Drinking Water, air monitoring, swab analysis and Identification requirements.. Lancaster Laboratories has excellent internal technical expertise.. It assesses the quality of the tests it performs and continuously monitors and improves its quality systems.. MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT include:.. Air sampling.. CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT include:.. We completely manage this process so that service levels or turnaround times are not affected.. We offer a sampling service, offering  ...   package includes.. In-house laboratory but at a remote location.. Offer full range of analysis required by an IPCC license or County Council license.. See homepage on IT services.. Lancaster Laboratories offers a full package for clients who must test according to the EU Directive on Drinking Water.. The Directive is split into four sections:.. Audit List Chemistry.. Audit List Microbiological.. Check List Chemistry.. Check List Microbiological.. Lancaster Laboratories also provide the specific bottles, which must be used when sampling.. We also test for Cryposporidium and Giardia.. Please contact our Client Service or Business Development Teams to discuss our package, order bottles or to receive a quotation.. Find out more about this directive..

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  • Title: Lancaste rLaboratories - Equipment Validation
    Descriptive info: Lancaster Laboratories Validation.. Equipment Validation.. ABOUT THE SERVICE.. Lancaster Laboratories has been providing analytical testing services to the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Food industries since 1986.. Now, under the expert guidance and management of the same team who bring you excellence in service and innovation at Lancaster Laboratories, we are now pleased to offer our equipment validation services.. For many years the Quality Assurance team at Lancaster Laboratories has been providing an in-house equipment validation service to its own laboratories.. We have now extended this service to our clients to compliment the analytical services they receive.. Through our highly developed systems and qualified personnel, we are able to offer enhanced value to our clients by offering custom-made validation protocols, execution of those protocols and validation reports - all to cGMP standards.. Lancaster Laboratories Validation strives to exceed its customers' expectations through the use of a Quality System which is designed, built and maintained on the principles of customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.. To this end,  ...   prompt delivery of the final reports and raw data crucial to the end point of validation work.. TAILORED VALIDATION PROTOCOL GENERATION.. ACCURATE AND EFFICIENT VALIDATION EXECUTION.. PROMPT DELIVERY OF FINAL REPORT PACKAGE.. Lancaster Laboratories Validation staff are fully trained, qualified and experienced in all aspects of thermal equipment validation.. Within Lancaster Laboratories validation reports have been subject to inspection by the IMB, FDA and other industry regulators.. We offer use of industry standard KAYE instruments (Validator 2000) specifically designed to satisfy your reporting needs as well as electronic record regulations defined by 21 CFR Part 11 and Annex II.. All of our reference test equipment is independently calibrated (NIST) to ensure traceability, reliability and overall system accuracy.. Outsourcing the validation of your thermal process and laboratory equipment can eliminate extensive work in meeting your validation regulatory requirements.. Application, customer specific, tailor made protocols.. Validation of your thermal processes and laboratory equipment.. Fully trained, qualified and experienced personnel.. Validation reports to meet or exceed your requirements..

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