Setting the Industry Standard in Analytical Excellence Since 1950


Your Independent Analytical Contract Laboratory 

Founded in 1950, Galbraith Laboratories, Inc. is an independent analytical contract laboratory located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Knoxville, TN. With over half a century experience, we are proud of the expertise, quality and service we give to each client. Galbraith Laboratories is compliant with the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts 210 and 211 for analytical subcontract laboratories, is GLP/cGMP compliant, FDA registered, and maintains a current ISO 17025 accreditation. Galbraith is also listed on the Consumer Product safety Commission’s website as an accredited analytical testing laboratory.


Meet Our Team     

The Galbraith Difference™


Galbraith’s ability to handle high-volume routine analyses, as well as technically complex projects, is best defined in the balance and expertise that we call “The Galbraith Difference.”


Further, Galbraith’s long-standing customer relationships have resulted in a high level of industry-specific expertise as well as client–specific knowledge. Galbraith appreciates an impressive customer loyalty and retention factor.


Our staff enjoys a tenure that is almost unheard of in today’s business world, with a significant number of employees having 10, 20 and even 30 years or more of service. Our employees are truly our greatest asset. And they are yours. They know your name, your company, and the analytical services necessary to support your products and testing needs.






American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

Galbraith Laboratories is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) as an ISO 17025 laboratory. This accreditation ensures compliance of our internal quality system, technical staff, and calibration protocols to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 general requirements for the competence of a testing laboratory. 


ISO 17025 Accreditation Certificate and Scope


Consumer Product Safety Commission

Galbraith is registered with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) as an accredited laboratory.



United States Food and Drug Administration

Galbraith operates as a Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) / Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) facility and is registered with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). GLI’s FDA registration number is 1000112629.


Trade Associations

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, AAPS

American Chemical Society, ACS

American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM

American Society for Quality, ASQ

Association of Official Analytical Collaboration International, AOAC




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