Southern Group Laboratory

Company Overview

SOUTHERN GROUP LABORATORY (SGL) is an independent media manufacturer that offers an extensive range of pre-prepared bottled media, plated media, stains, reagents and other products for microbiology.

Company Information

Established over 90 years ago within the NHS and trading as a private limited company for the past 25 years, SGL is certified to the current edition of ISO 9001 for the manufacture of microbiological media, chemicals, stains, reagents and supply of associated equipment. Culture media test methods are accredited by UKAS for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025. Methodology is based on the current edition of ISO 11133, every batch of media is challenged both physically and microbiologically to ensure consistent quality throughout.

Primary markets include Pharmaceutical, BioPharma, Food and Beverage, Environmental and Cosmetics.

SGL has the capacity to produce bespoke products where formulation, format, specification and quality assurance can all be tailored to suit a customer’s requirement. We are well known throughout the industry as the go-to company if you have any non-standard media request. Small batch volumes are not a problem, batch volumes can run from 10ml to 250 litres.

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