SGS Health Science


Fairfield, NJ
+1 973 244 2435
Lincolnshire, IL
+1 847 821 8900
West Chester,  PA
+1 610 696 8210
Mississauga, Ontario
+1 905 364 3757
Markham, Ontario
+1 905 305 0998


SGS offers high quality analytical testing for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products through all phases of drug development – from discovery through early development and commercialization. With five conveniently located North American locations that offer a wide range of testing capabilities, SGS can help you ensure product and patient safety, as well as compliance with current regulations.


SGS Health Science is a leading contract service organization offering high quality analytical development, biologics characterization, utilities qualification, and quality control testing for over 40 years. Backed by a global network of testing facilities, we can help you to reduce risks, shorten time to market and demonstrate the quality and safety of your products. Our facilities utilize cutting-edge techniques and technologies and are staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel who stay abreast on the most recent developments in the field. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive package to support clients from molecule to market, through research, clinical trials product development, quality control testing, manufacture and supply. Whether you need a partner to handle all your testing needs or just an extra hand when your in-house capabilities are restricted, SGS is flexible to meet your needs.


cGMP Analytical Testing

  • Quality control testing of raw materials, APIs, and finished products
  • Nitrosamine testing
  • Method development and validation
  • Container testing
  • Extractable and leachable testing
  • Stability testing according to ICH guidelines or customer specifications
  • Microbiological testing
  • Utilities qualification (air, gas, water and surface)
  • Medical device testing
  • In vitro toxicology

Biologics Analysis

  • Biologics Method Development, Validation, and Quality Control Testing
  • GMP Release and Characterization for Drug Substance and Drug Product
  • Formal and Accelerated Stability Studies
  • Cell Culture for Assays and MCB/WCB Characterization
  • Compendial Testing


Extractables & Leachables

Advancing the Detection of E&L by Pharma Manufacturers

Determining the Structure of Impurities

Analytical Chemistry

Nitrosamine Testing: The Regulatory Aspects


Control Viral Contaminants With Effective Testing

Biosafety & Safety Design by Design: Identifying Adventitious Agents in Cell & Gene Therapy Production

Cell Substrate Characterization: Genetic Stability & Identity Testing at SGS

Transmission Electron Microscopy: Applications in Biosafety Testing

Cell Substrate Characterization In-Vitro-Based Detection Methods

Detection of Mycoplasma in Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines, and Gene Cell Therapies

Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques (NAT) to Address Biosafety of Biological Therapies


Understanding Molecules: Choosing the Right Method for Characterizing Biologics

How to Achieve a Confident Identification during Extractables and Leachables Analysis

Nitrosamine Testing: The Regulatory Aspects


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