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  • Academic research & stockrooms


    The J.T.Baker Chemical Company was founded by a university student who was studying chemistry and needed higher-purity materials to complete his coursework. Today as Avantor®, academic research institutions continue to be important partners.

    Our own brands of research chemicals provide predictable results, unsurpassed purity and lot-to-lot consistency to drive performance in academic laboratories. Innovative packaging solutions, like our CYCLE-TAINER™ solvent delivery system for high-volume users of solvents and reagents, help protect materials from loss and degradation and improve laboratory safety. 

    Products offered for academic research        Chemicals for academic research applications    
    • Acids and bases
    • Amino acids
    • Anti-oxidents
    • Binders
    • Buffering agents
    • Chromatography columns and media
    • Coating agents
    • Diluents
    • Disintegrators
    • Emolients
    • High-purity solvents
    • Ion-pair reagents
    • pH buffer solutions and concentrates
    • Plasticizers
    • Preservatives
    • Purified water
    • Salts, minerals and sugars
    • Solubilizers
    • SPE columns
    • Standard solutions
    • Surfactants
    • Suspending agents
    • Sweeteners
    • Volumetric solutions and concentrates


    Transparency has been one of our core values since the founding of our company. In fact, we were the first company to include lab results listing trace impurity levels on our labels. Today, we share product information openly and make sure that our products meet industry standards, including ACS specifications. Read more about our global quality systems.

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    With over a century of experience, we know that consistent results, quality materials and cost-effective laboratory solutions are some of the most important priorities for customers in the academic laboratory space.  

    Download our market guide or contact us today to learn more about how we can support your academic research needs.