Scientific and Laboratory Services

Pall Life Sciences provides high quality technical and scientific consulting services that enable speed to market and deliver insights for process efficiency.

Pall Scientific and Laboratory Services (SLS) group is an international authority in the science of fluid management. Pall’s SLS was established more than 40 years ago and now employs several hundred scientists, engineers and technicians in state-of-the-art facilities in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia. Pall Scientific and Laboratory Services offers our customers rapid response and reliable, comprehensive results. Our scientists and engineers hold advanced degrees in a broad variety of disciplines, including: chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, physics, engineering, and medical technology. Many are internationally recognized experts who investigate and solve complex problems involved with fluid management, such as: chromatographic purification, viral clearance, liquid or air filtration, microbiological process monitoring, tangential flow filtration, depth filtration, and blood processing.

Laboratory Services

Pall has established a worldwide network of laboratories that are staffed with highly trained scientists and engineers. Our leadership in the filtration and bioprocess industry, and more than forty years of experience, enable us to provide valuable scientific insights for challenging applications ranging from complex biopharmaceutical processes to active ingredient purification. Wherever you are located, Pall’s laboratory staff is available to provide comprehensive knowledge to examine unique product and process characteristics and to select the correct test methods and conditions to validate your process.

Field-Based Application Scientists and Engineers

Pall’s field-based staff provides you with on-site support for your filtration, chromatography and aseptic processing applications in new process development, process optimization, training, equipment selection, pre-inspection reviews, and troubleshooting.

Instrumentation Services

Pall engineers and technical specialists provide instrumentation qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ), calibration, training, and troubleshooting, making instrument ownership easy for you.

Our Portfolio of Services


  • Pre-inspection Process Review
  • New Process Development
  • Process Optimization
  • Equipment Selection
  • New Product Development
  • Research Collaboration
  • Troubleshooting (premature filter or chromatography fouling, contaminant analysis, filter integrity testing, etc.)


  • Courses Designed and Led by Experts
  • Held Locally or at Pall’s Specialized Facilities

Topics include but are not limited to:


Validation Services

  • Process Specific Filter Validation
  • Filter Compatability Assessment
  • Bacterial Viability / Flush Testing
  • Bacterial or Bacteriophage Retention Studies
  • Microbiological Challenges with Process Isolates
  • Extractables Studies 
  • Leachables / Migrants Analyses
  • Endotoxin and Particulate Testing

Instrumentation Services

  • Instrument Qualification Services
  • Repair Services
  • Preventative Maintenance Agreements
  • Calibration Services
  • Instrument Training Courses
  • Technical Support Services
  • Service Contracts
  • Spare Parts
  • Documentation
  • Instrumentation Upgrades

Integrated System Services

Consultative services to support process validation of integrated systems developed for upstream and/or downstream processing:


Instrument services that assure worry-free instrument operation and minimal downtime
How to sterilize filters by autocaving and SIP
Accelerator development and consultation services
Bioreactor systems support and maintenance service