About us


Meridian Biotechnologies Ltd. is a manufacturer and supplier of Liquid Scintillation Counting cocktails, reagents and vials. Products feature traditional liquid scintillation cocktails such as Gold Star and Gold Star Quanta for general scintillation counting, Gold Star LT2 for low level counting and Gold Flow for flow scintillation counting.

More recent additions are the newest generation ProSafe+ and ProFlow+ ranges that are based on alcohol ethoxylates. These are biodegradable, drain disposable cocktails, containing no NPE's.


Also available are technique-specific products such as CarbonTrap and CarbonCount (sample oxidation); GoldiSol, AquiGest and hyamine hydroxide (sample solubilisation) and various niche-area scintillation cocktails such as StarGel, Pro-Scint Rn and RadonCount.


Glass and plastic LSC vials are available in sizes ranging from 6ml to 20ml and can be supplied with or without caps attached. Custom vial assembly is also possible



Meridian Biotechnologies designs and develops products at our research and development facility in Chesterfield.

The manufacture of all products is undertaken at two sites in the UK which are both ISO9001-2008 certified.


These are;

Actikem Ltd http://www.actikem.com/about-us/

ISO9001:2008 certificate number CI/14066

Melford Laboratories Ltd http://www.melford.co.uk

ISO9001-2008 certificate number AJA09/13198