We understand that quality testing and analysis is your top priority when choosing a lab like ours. We also understand that we could go and on about our top of the range facilities, our expert staff and our tailored services but what you really want to know about is our accreditations.

Edwards' Analytical adhere to the requirements of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency  (MHRA) and follow current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations. 

This is conducted in accordance with the MHRA’s note: Guidance for UK Manufacturer’s Licence and Manufacturer’s Authorisation (for Investigational Medicinal Products) Holders on the use of UK Stand Alone Contract Laboratories.

We are a registered consultancy with the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Materials, and the Society of Cosmetic Scientists. We are also a member of the Plastics Consultancy Network International, which in turn is affiliated to the British Plastics Federation.

As part of our full service to you, clients are welcomed to conduct audits of our quality systems so you can see for yourselves just how top-notch our service to you is.

Edwards' Analytical also undergo external and in-house training courses, including those organised by the Institute of Packaging, the Institute of Materials and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society meaning our staff are fully up to date in modern testing techniques and approaches.

A complete service is provided especially for you. If we do not have the resources to carry out what you require then we will not hesitate to refer you to a relevant specialist in our network. We are able to advise you on your own laboratory equipment and laboratory design and furnishings if you wish. We can also recommend quality control test methods and specification limits and will willingly impart our knowledge to you.

Quality, control and consistency are all words that can be associated with Edwards' Analytical. We take great pride in our services and aim to be as professional as possible. All our staff comply with Edwards' Analytical clear governance procedures and policies to ensure that you receive the highest quality service.

  • Qualification of manufacturing and laboratory equipment

Edwards' Analytical has a team of dedicated and personable consultants in every area of manufacturing and laboratory equipment. They will happily devise and prepare detailed, easy to follow, qualification plans and written qualification protocols and reports. Our consultants will also perform the invigilation of the qualification protocols and, in addition, provide the analytical testing capabilities.

  • Validation of manufacturing processes, cleaning procedures and analytical procedures

Edwards' Analytical performs these activities as per the Qualification activities with the same amount of vigour, experience and dedication.

  • Validation of utilities

Let’s use water as an example; Edwards' Analytical has experienced chemists and microbiologists in pharmaceutical water systems who can provide the expertise to devise regulatory acceptable validation programmes. As well as providing the analytical testing facilities for the volumes of water samples, advice will be provided regularly in the investigation of any deviations and atypical results achieved during and beyond the validation period. As you can see the methodical and professional approach we adopt can be used for many other materials.

  • Auditing of suppliers, of systems, and audit preparation awareness. 

As part of our pharmaceutical quality management system, the auditing of raw materials and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) suppliers is a critical parameter, to which Edwards' Analytical can provide assistance.

All of these activities will be supplied with fully-compliant cGMP and auditable documentation, and also on-going support for the services provided.

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