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Analytical Lab Reagents, Standards, and Research Chemicals, Chemical Company, chemical reagent suppliers, chemical companies in Ohio

Analytical Lab Reagents, Standards, and Research Chemicals


GFS Chemicals has been serving chemists since 1928. Founder George Frederick Smith, a practicing analytical chemist, believed in truthful and accurate reporting of specifications and believed in strengthening relationships with customers/partners. The chemical company is based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Synthetic Organic Technology, manufacturing, certification, columbus ohio

Synthetic Organic Technology


GFS Chemicals is an ISO 9001:2015 certified U.S. manufacturer of fine and specialty organic chemicals and a recognized leader in the production of alkyne building blocks.

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Inorganic Technologies for Innovative Applications, inorganic chemical supplier

Inorganic Technologies for Innovative Applications


Decades of both chemical and engineering experience allows GFS to address opportunities in highly specialized custom inorganic chemical manufacturing.

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Karl Fischer Reagents, reagent manufacturer columbus

Karl Fischer Reagents


GFS manufactures one of the largest selections of Karl Fischer reagents on the market and has the internal technical expertise to meet your needs.

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GFS manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of alkyne building blocks for research and commercial applications in life sciences, flavors and fragrances, agriculture and electronics.

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Lithium & Akali Metal Materials


GFS manufactures a high quality lithium iodide which is used as an electrolyte for high-temperature batteries.  Additionally, in organic synthesis, lithium iodide is useful for cleaving C-O bonds.

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Last updated: January 3rd, 2022