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About LGC Maine Standards

As a company, we have more than 100 years’ experience in linearity and calibration verification.  That’s why we can stand behind our products and our service with a promise of 100% satisfaction. 

Our experts are people who know our products in detail and can help you with any questions.  We understand the strenuous demands of clinical laboratories and that is why we developed VALIDATE®, the product line with the most configurations designed for the most widely used instruments.

In November 2015, Maine Standards Company, LLC was acquired by LGC and is now branded as LGC Maine Standards.

LGC is an international life sciences measurement and testing company with leading positions in growing markets.  LGC provides a range of measurement products and services which underpin the safety, health and security of the public, including reference materials and proficiency testing, linearity and calibration verification, genomics reagents and instrumentation, and expert sample analysis and interpretation.  LGC serves customers across a number of end markets including Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals, Agricultural Biotechnology, Food, Environment, Government and Academia.

LGC’s headquarters are in London and the company employs over 2,000 people, operating out of 22 countries worldwide. Its operations are extensively accredited to international quality standards such as ISO/IEC 17025, GMP, GLP, ISO Guide 34, ISO/IEC 17043 and ISO 13485:2016.

With a history dating back to 1842, LGC has been home to the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years and is the designated UK National Measurement Institute for chemical and bio measurement. LGC was privatized in 1996 and is now owned by funds affiliated with KKR.

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Code of Ethics

LGC Maine Standards complies with the AdvaMed Code of Ethics.

We are a company whose purpose is to improve the quality of human diagnostics.

As the Code states, we "recognize that Health Care Professionals' first duty is to act in the best interests of patients.  We can serve the interests of patients through beneficial collaborations with Health Care Professionals. To ensure that these collaborative relationships meet high ethical standards, they must be conducted with appropriate transparency and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and government guidance."*

*AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interaction with Health Care Professionals, 2010



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