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About Us

The History of Greyhound Chromatography

Established in 1981,  Greyhound Chromatography has been supplying high quality Chromatography consumables to Research and Analysis Laboratories around the world for 38 years. Greyhound's Managing Director, Paul Massie founded the company which operates from its UK warehouse and office facility, located in Birkenhead, Merseyside. 

Greyhound supplies Certified Reference Standards and Materials, Research Chemicals; including Solvents and Reagents and Laboratory consumables.  New products are constantly added to Greyhound's e-commerce website, be sure to register to the website to view product prices.

One Million Products, One Single Supplier

Greyhound’s extensive range covers all areas of Environmental, Petrochemical, Food, Fragrance, Forensics, Chemical and Pharmaceutical analysis, holding stock of many popular products for prompt delivery via our extensive logistics network.

Greyhound prides itself on personal service which provides prompt, efficient, cost-effective, safe delivery of all products. With state-of-the art facilities and highly trained staff, Greyhound provides technical advice and distribution of Chromatography consumables across all disciplines. Our service is designed to provide a wide range of products, to help our clients to achieve excellent, cost-effective results. Greyhound manufactures its own range of Capillary Columns, Syringe Filters, SPE Columns and HPLC Columns, the 'Q' Range, as well as representing the industry’s best known manufacturers.

Representing the World's Leading Manufacturers

By working with the industry’s best known manufacturers we are able to tailor products to customer requirements and distribute products on behalf of 3M, AIT, Biosolve; BP (British Pharmacopeia), Cerilliant; Chem Service (Environmental and Pesticides); Chiron; Chromacol;  EP Scientific; Extrasynthese, Gas Arc; Hach Lange, HamiltonHigh Purity Standards; Honeywell, IDEX; Jour Research; Larodan Fine Chemicals; Macherey-Nagel; Merck, National Scientific; NISTParagon Scientific, PAH Reference Standards; Peak Scientific, Pfaltz and Bauer; Regis Technologies; Rheodyne; RT Corporation; SGE analytical, SGT Filters; Sigma Aldrich, Fluka and Supelco; SilicycleSwagelok;  TCI (Tokyo Chemical Industry); Thermo Scientific, Upchurch; USP (United States Pharmacopeia); Vici Valco Cheminert, Wellington Laboratories. Wheaton,

Products are added to the website www.greyhoundchrom.com on a daily basis.  You can register your contact details, once you have registered you can purchase goods on-line.  If you don't see what you're looking for please email info@greyhoundchrom.com or call +44 (0) 151 649 4000 we will be pleased to source specific consumables for you. 

Our Services Include

Chemical Standards; Chiral Chromatography; Derivatives Analysis; Solvents;Dioxins/Furans/PCBs/PBDEs; Environmental Analysis; Gas Filters; GC; GC-MS; LC-MS; HPLC; ICP, ICP-MS, AA; Ion Chromatography; Lamps; Gas Generators; Peak Scientific, Prep Silica; Reagents; SPE Solid Phase Extraction; SPME Solid Phase Micro-Extraction; Syringes; TLC Thin Layer Chromatography; Valves;Vials/Caps/Septa.

Full Technical Support Available

Our technical sales team is available to discuss your requirements in detail, from the application of products, to sourcing and prompt delivery. We are able to source hard to find chemicals which are no longer commercially available and are able to supply over 13,000 laboratory chemicals in small, convenient units. Our Technical Sales team are on hand to provide detailed product usage and product advice.  We are able to provide Organic and Inorganic Custom Mixtures, made to your requirements from our ISO accredited manufacturers.

You can contact the most appropriate department to deal with your enquiry; by email or by telephone.  We have a central switchboard, when your call is answered please state the nature of your enquiry, you will be directed to the most appropriate person.  

General Enquiries:      email our team info@greyhoundchrom.com 

                                           or call (+44 (0) 151 649 4000

Sales Enquiries:            email our Sales Team sales@greyhoundchrom.com

                                           or call (+44 (0) 151 649 4000

To Place an Order:       by email our Order Processing Team orders@greyhoundchrom.com 

                                            by telephone (+44 (0) 151 649 4000

To Order on-line:          Register for a log in at www.greyhoundchrom.com  You can place orders in our e-commerce shop, when                                                registered

Marketing Enquiries:  email our Marketing Team marketing@greyhoundchrom.com 

                                            or call (+44 (0) 151 649 4000


Postal Address:  Greyhound Chromatography and Allied Chemicals, 6 Kelvin Park, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1LT, UK


By Telephone:

All members of staff can be contacted using our Central Switchboard Number +44 (0) 151 649 4000

FAX No: +44 (0) 151 649 4001

Key Personnel 

Paul Massie                       Managing Director

Colin Lambert                  Operations Director

Susan Massie                   Marketing Director

Rachel Phillips MRSC    Sales Manager  

Our Highly Qualified Logistics Team

Here at Greyhound we appreciate that receiving goods safely and at the most economical cost is very important.  Here at our Company premises we have highly qualified Logistics personnel who are fully trained and qualified in the safe handling of all of the products we supply, including goods that are classed as dangerous to transport.  All export and treansport regulations are fully complied with, whether that be by sea, air or road.  Our helpful Logistics team are here to advise the most economical method or transport while fully complying with UK transport regulations and the regulations of the country of the final destination. 

We can assist with Customs Certification and Declarations, where these are required. 


 Why The 'Greyhound' Brand Name?

We're often asked where our brand name 'Greyhound' comes from.  The simple explanation is that we wanted a name that people would remember easily.  38 years ago there was no such thing as Email and certainly no Internet.  Very few Fax machines were in use so everything took much longer to source and deliver.  Greyhound wanted to provide a service that was quick and reliable - there aren't many animals that are as quick as a Greyhound.  So we chose the sleek, fast Greyhound to take our business around the world.  The latest version of our logo is an 'updated' dog, probably the Great Grandson of the original dog.