The Life Science business unit of Merck supplies products for research, analytical and clinical laboratories in a wide variety of industries. We are one of the leading suppliers of laboratory chemicals, lab water equipment and consumables. For inorganic chemistry, we offer reagents, reference materials for instrumental analysis and products for inorganic trace analysis. For organic chemistry, we supply a full range of basic products for synthesis; including building blocks, reagents and solvents most commonly used in organic synthesis from laboratory scale to bulk production. As a leading supplier of chromatography products, Merck is also advancing the development of analytical separation technologies. The product focus is on analytical high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and innovations to the monolithic Chromolith® HPLC columns for ultrafast separations.