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Q Laboratories Cuts Ribbon on New Building

On Thursday, May 17th, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus were on hand to help cut the ribbon on Q Laboratories’ new 30,000 sq.ft., $10 Million laboratory building located on Knob Hill in East Price Hill on the Westside of Cincinnati. Q Laboratories’ COO David Goins has been with Q Laboratories

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Q Laboratories Named Finalist for Deal Maker Award

The Cincinnati Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Cincinnati) held their 19th Annual Deal Maker Awards on May 16th at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. At the event, Q Laboratories was recognized as one of the finalists for the annual Deal Maker award. The Deal Maker Awards are a tribute to the region’s outstanding companies

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Q Laboratories Wins Growth Award

Q Laboratories’ CEO Jeffrey Rowe and COO David Goins were on hand April 19 at historic Cincinnati Music Hall to accept the James A. Wuenker Growth Award presented by The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati. The REDI Growth Award selection committee reviewed 86 projects submitted for the award, but only four were chosen for this prestigious

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Determining Antimicrobial Effectiveness

An antimicrobial or preservative is defined as a chemical agent that will kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms. Common antimicrobials utilized in drug, OTC, cosmetic, and personal care products include parabens, alcohols, and quaternary ammonium compounds. Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing (AET) also known as Preservative Efficacy Testing (PET) is microbial challenge methodology performed to assure

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Q Laboratories Partners with Bruker on New Official Methods Approvals

MALDI Biotyper® Receives AOAC International Approvals  Q Laboratories served as the lead laboratory for two studies gaining AOAC-Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) Status for the Bruker MALDI BioTyper® (MBT): Confirmation and Identification of Salmonella spp, Cronobacter spp. and Other Gram Negative Organisms by MBT Method (OMA#2017.09) and  Confirmation and Identification of Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria spp. and

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New USP Elemental Impurities Chapters Near Implementation

On January 1, 2018, USP/NF Chapter 231 on Heavy Metals will be shuttled and new chapters 232, 233 and 2232 on Elemental Impurities will be implemented. What does this mean? It means that the century-old qualitative colorimetric test for the presence of Heavy Metals has been replaced by considerably more sophisticated methods (ICP-OES and ICP-MS)

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Q Laboratories Opens Food Virus Lab

Q Laboratories has opened a state-of-the-art Food Virus Detection Laboratory at their Cincinnati, Ohio location. Utilizing Real-Time PCR technology, Q Laboratories can test food, water, environmental swabs, and food surface swabs for the presence of Norovirus (GI and GII) and Hepatitis A. The lab was purpose-built specifically for virus detection, involving a three-room dirty to

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Erin Crowley Named Fellow of Prestigious Scientific Organization

Q Laboratories’ Chief Scientific Officer Erin Crowley has been selected as a Fellow of AOAC® International. She will be presented with the honor during the Awards Ceremony on September 25th at the upcoming AOAC International Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta. Erin is has served AOAC® International in many capacities and is currently Chair of

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