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Why buy from us?

Established in 1982, Essex Scientific (ESSLAB) are a laboratory equipment and consumables distributor specialising in Liquid Handling, Chromatography, Sample Preparation and ISO 17034 Inorganic Standards and CRMs.

As principal distributors for the most prominent manufacturers in these disciplines, our team has a wealth of experience and are able to offer exceptional sales and technical support to meet your increasing analytical demands.

Products Available To Ship

As a UK Export Control registered company, we are able to ship to both EU and non-EU customers. In the event that your goods may need a licence, we are able to apply for a licence with Export Control for the shipment, however we cannot guarantee that a licence will be granted. In some cases we are not able to export certain goods for contractual reasons or by weight of the items.

Our Key Partners Include: Accredited Standards, Atago, Chiron, DWK, Finaprep, Hamilton, Hirschmann, Inorganic Ventures, LabCold, Macherey Nagel, NSI Lab Solutions, Precision Glass Blowing, Sartorius, Spex, & Vistalab

Please contact our sales team on +44 (0)1702 555577 or email global@esslab.com to enquire about your export options.

Payment & Charge

ESSLAB require payment in advance for all overseas shipments, outside the United Kingdom.
Quotations and Proforma invoices can be sent in Pounds Sterling or US Dollars and can be paid by wire transfer, CHAPS or BACS
Please include our quote reference when sending your purchase order and note that in accordance with our export policy.

Shipping costs

All customers inside the EU ordering from ESSLAB must supply their VAT Registration Number and EORI Number with their order or you may be charged VAT, and a charge incurred to credit at a later date.


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