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Sid Shares His Experience from the Natural Health Product Research Conference

6/13/18

Our CSO, Dr. Sidney Sudberg recently attended and presented at the 16th Annual Natural Health Product Research Conference in Guelph Ontario Canada.  We are happy to share a summary with you. There was a one day invitation-only workshop on “DNA Testing: Assessing the State of the Science” with Bob Hanner (Director of Canadian Barcode of Life Network, BIO, Guelph) adjacent

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The Alkemist Lab Facility

6/11/18

We’re excited to introduce you to our new lab, with over four times more space to accommodate continued growth. The new 21,000 square foot facility includes a much larger laboratory area, with the lab expanding from 1,000 sq. ft. to nearly 6,000. The new facility will offer clients increased capacity and allow for expansion of

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ALKEMIST LABS ANNOUNCES NEW BOTANICAL REFERENCE MATERIALS, REDUCED PRICES

3/21/18

Garden Grove, CA (March 21, 2018) – Visitors to Alkemist Labs’ web store will notice quite a few new botanical reference materials (BRMs) available for plants and plant parts that were previously unavailable to the market. In addition to existing offerings from Extrasynthese, Alkemist Labs’ own line, and the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s AHP-Verified Botanical Reference Materials,

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Alkemist Labs Has Moved!

2/16/18

  Dear Valued Client, Alkemist Labs is now operating out of a new state-of-the-art facility!   Samples should be shipped to our new address: Alkemist Labs 12661 Hoover Street Garden Grove, CA 92841 Download our updated Sample Submission Form   Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about our relocation: What if

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A Visit to Extrasynthese

6/5/17

There is nothing quite like experiencing something in person to truly appreciate it. The short version is, I can confirm from personal experience that the Extrasynthese phytochemical reference standards we distribute are exceptional. But here’s the long version: For two years it has been my pleasure to work for Alkemist Labs and with Extrasynthese as

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Beyond Compliance: Current Challenges in Quality Testing of Dietary Supplements

4/14/17

The regulatory climate in the dietary supplements industry has heated up recently in the wake of enforcement actions by State Attorneys General, as well as some negative media attention; many companies are allocating bigger budgets to Quality Control departments and expanding testing programs.  As business models increasingly trend toward being less vertically integrated, diversification and

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Alkemist Labs Experts On Hand To Demystify Testing At Expo West / Engredea

2/16/17

20TH Anniversary Champagne Celebration Friday In Booth Costa Mesa, CA (February 14, 2017) – When the entire natural products and dietary supplements industry descends once again upon Anaheim, California March 9 -12, 2017 an important goal on attendees’ minds is gathering information on the most vital industry issues. And since botanical product testing is high on

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