Animal and Plant Health Agency
The Life Science Group is approved by APHA. APHA stands for the Animal and Plant Health Agency. We are approved to receive and store animal derived material as per the European Regulation (EC) No 1069/2011 and European Regulation (EC) No 142/2011.
ISO 13485 Certified
LSG operates a Quality Management System. This system complies with the requirements of ISO 13485:2016 & EN ISO 13485:2016 for the following scope: Manufacture and distribution of non-sterile transport media for use with microbiological swabs or sputum for in-vitro diagnostic use.
ISIA Traceability Certified
As a processor and supplier of animal serum products, LSP is both a member and contributor to the ISIA.
Life Science Group is also ISIA Traceability Certified.
The primary aim of the International Serum Industry Association is in the safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin, traceability, truth in labelling and appropriate standardization and oversight. Life Science Group takes all steps to ensure that our serum products are exactly what we say they are. The ISIA was founded in 2005. Membership consists of industry experts collecting, processing or using animal serum and animal derived products. Animal serum and animal derived products continue to play a vital role in growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules. Ethical, reliable and sustainable sourcing is crucial in allowing these practices to continue.
ISO 9001:2015 Certified
LSG is ISO 9001:2015 certified. We are certified for the contract filtration and contract supply and manufacture of media, buffers and other biological materials.
Currently, LSG runs Class 5 clean rooms validated to ISO 13408-7:2012 guidelines for the aseptic processing of healthcare products that cannot be terminally sterilised. Processing of animal and human materials are handled in dedicated clean rooms. BS EN ISO 13408-7:2012 : Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 7: Alternative processes for medical devices and combination products.
Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce
LSG is a member of the Bedfordshire Member of Commerce.
The BCC represents 700+ businesses with around 60,000 employees across all sectors. The chamber works at a local, national and international level to support businesses from sole traders to multinational corporations.
Founded in 1877, Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce is one of only 53 Chambers in the UK to be accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce.
Investors in People
LSG has the We invest in people, standard accreditation from Investors in People.
Investors in People assess how your organisation is performing against their We invest in people framework. They advise and support companies on how to improve their workplace culture over time specifically in areas around employee engagement, communication, organisational culture and work practices.
This will enable companies to understand their performance at leading, supporting and improving their people & culture strategy, comparing against other organisations in their industry and sector globally.