Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS)

Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS)

Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS)

Business Description

CLS is the largest privately-owned contract laboratory in Ireland and supplies microbiological and analytical testing, and fully trained analysts on contract to clients in the food, environmental, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

CLS have two facilities in the West of Ireland, employs 160 staff, and partners with leading national and multinational clients. Our highly skilled analysts are fully trained at our FDA, HPRA, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 17025 (108T) approved laboratories.

At CLS client results are available online in real time 24/7 and a fleet of CLS temperature-controlled vehicles provide collection of samples with a full chain of custody.

Products and Services

CLS provides an analytical & microbiology testing service to clients, including fully trained analysts on contract to client sites. Service offering:

Medical/Pharma Micro: cleanroom sampling monitoring & data management; bioburden; endotoxin; PET testing & method development in Barrier testing; seal integrity; ingress; antimicrobial effectiveness.

Medical/Pharma Analytical: HPLC’s; GC-FID; GC-MS; ion chromatography; ICP-MS; FTIR; KF; Spectrophotometry; TOC.

Food Micro: food safety testing – single or multi sites; pathogens; shelf life; cryptosporidium; legionella; tank sterilisation

Environmental Chemistry: water; waste water; lake and river sampling; river wet chemistry; BOD; heavy metals; petrol testing; diesel testing; PAH’s; TOC; jar testing.

Analyst on Contract (AOC’s): We provide fully trained analysts on contract to client sites. This area provides both microbiology & analytical analysts to food, environmental, medical device & pharma sectors.

Value Proposition

With more than 20 years of experience CLS provides globally recognised contract laboratory sampling, testing and support services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, food and water industries and supplies fully trained and highly skilled analysts on contract to client sites.

We deliver a fully comprehensive, competitive and high quality service in real time (24/7) to clients with a proven track record in technical strength and exceptional customer care including bespoke services that can be tailored to client requirements.

Specialist technologies at our facilities include ICP-MS, AA, GC-FID, GC-MS and HPLC. We also provide complete cleanroom compliance sampling, monitoring, reporting as well as continued client support and a fleet of refrigerated vehicles with a full chain of custody.

We provide extensive accredited and approved analytical and microbiological testing capability. The microbiology service uses best in class techniques, testing and validation and provides a service for specific micro-organisms, endotoxin, PET, bioburden, identifications, cleanroom environmental compliance design and testing, surfaces, air, compressed air and sterile barrier testing.

We also provide a specialist testing service that has been developed and expanded since we set up in 1994. This includes wet chemistry, routine quality control and compliance monitoring, raw material and finished goods, corrosion inhibitor testing, integrity and active ingredient.

Integrity without compromise is what drives everyone at CLS to be leaders in our field and by working and growing with clients we ensure that our service continues to meet and exceed all current and future client needs as well as regulatory and compliance requirements.

Standards and Certificates

INAB ISO:17025
ISO 9001:2015
Department of Marine/Agriculture ETP

Key Clients

• Allergan • Mylan • Boston Scientific • Cook Medical • Alexion • Biomarin • Alkermes • Abbott • AbbVie • Pfizer • AbbVie • Medtronic • EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) • Shell • Circle K • Supermacs • Mayo General Hospital • The Mater Hospital • MI (Marine Institute) • Údarás Na Gaeltachta • Local Authorities • IW (Irish Water) • SuperValu

Geographical Market(s) Served

Ireland, United Kingdom (UK), Denmark, United States of America (USA)


Small IDA Industrial Estate

Tuam Road




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