Laboratory Analysis in the Pharmaceutical Industry

As major players in the production of medication, as specialists in the fields of pharmaceuticals, of veterinary products or of cosmetics, or as producers of raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry or for biotechnology companies, you will be confronted by challenges in your sector. Challenges such as inspecting your raw materials, ensuring that your products are of high purity and comply with standards, investigating defects, characterising your packing materials, evaluating biocompatibility, synthesising new molecules in reasonable timeframes lead you to search for the help of a reliable, independent laboratory with high added technical value and guaranteed confidentiality.

FILAB can assist you with the following :


  • Inspection of raw materials (following European Pharmacopoeia guidelines, purity assessment, molecular characterization…)

  • Determination of trace residues (parabens, formaldehydes…)

  • Varnish and resin analysis

  • Environmental analysis

  • Validation of analytical methods based on ICH Q2 guidelines

  • Looking for trace residues and other impurities (heavy metals, residual solvents, side products, particles…)

  • Migration tests

  • Material characterization

  • Excipient analysis


  • Study of aging materials (corrosion, surface alteration…)

  • Failure analysis (fissures, adhesive failures…)

  • Polymer deformulation

  • Development of analytical techniques

  • Team training

  • Defect characterization

  • Compatibility studies

  • Validation of cleaning procedures

  • Surface analysis (roughness, defects…)


  • Literature reviews

  • Audit and optimization of the production process

  • Assistance in choosing raw materials and in searching for substitutions : products deemed toxic under REACH standards

  • R&D assistance and project management

  • Regulatory studies and drafting of a scope statement

  • Development of new characterization methods

The positive aspects of FILAB:

  • A client oriented, highly trained team
  • A cutting-edge analytical fleet
  • Multiple COFRAC accreditations
  • ISO 17025 certified analytical laboratory
  • Free access to relevant information via FILABLOG
  • You will be in contact with the highly trained individual assigned to you request

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

Anaïs DECAUX Customer Support Manager
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