In-House Quality Control Lab

In-House Quality Control Laboratory

High-quality control standards are supported by Watson’s state-of-the-art analytical laboratory.

  • The quality control group is led by a Ph.D. with a staff of ten scientists with B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degrees.
  • Mineral and trace element analyses are supported by two ICP emission spectrometers and an ICP mass spectrometer.
  • Vitamin, supplement, and other active ingredient analyses are supported by eight HPLC systems, two UV spectrophotometers, a dual beam IR spectrometer, FTIR (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy), and NIR (near-infrared spectroscopy).
  • Our wide variety of specialized instrumentation also includes ion electrometers, particle size classification, programmable viscometry, auto-titration, and microscopy, which are extensively employed in the quality control process.

Upon request, Watson scientists will work with a customer’s laboratories to help develop their own in-house test methods.