Founded in 1842, LGC (Laboratory of the Government Chemist) is a market leader in laboratory services, measurement standards, reference materials and laboratory proficiency testing. LGC's technical scope covers: research and development and quality control; medicine and biotechnology; criminal investigation science; life sciences; basic research areas such as food chain and environmental supervision and safety. At the same time, LGC plays a central role in many government and industrial sectors to improve testing standards and improve testing capabilities. LGC is a group company engaged in testing technology and testing standards in the fields of medicine, food, environment, industry, and life sciences. As the most comprehensive and comprehensive supplier of reference materials in Europe, the company's standard products company now supplies more than 80,000 standard substances to experimental institutions around the world, covering pharmaceuticals, clinical forensics, food environment, industrial and natural products.