About Us

VHG Labs was founded in 1981 as an independent analytical testing laboratory.  In 1984, VHG expanded its operation to include the commercial manufacture of high-purity single and multi-element calibration standards for spectroscopic instrumentation.  Since that time, our product offering has expanded to include instrumentation consumables and proficiency testing products.

In 2012, VHG Labs was acquired by LGC Standards a leading global producer and distributor of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes. LGC Standards has a portfolio of over 100,000 products, and over 40 proficiency testing schemes which support a wide range of sectors.

Headquartered in Teddington, Middlesex, UK, LGC Standards is part of the LGC Group the UK’s designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurements. We are committed to the global provision of high quality products and services essential for accurate analytical measurement and quality control in the laboratory, and offer the most comprehensive online source of reference materials available anywhere.