Quality Control Services

2340 SE 11th Ave Portland, OR 97214
800.843.1237
Pipette:

Quality Control Services (QCS), Inc. is ISO 17025 accredited for pipette calibration with the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) under Certificate 1550.01 (Certificate available here).


With over 20 years of pipette preventive maintenance and calibration expertise, QCS provides extensive calibration services that meet or exceed the diverse laboratory requirements of our customers, as well as comply with GMP/GLP, ISO, or other internal needs. Whether you’re in the Life Sciences, Bio-Tech, Pharmaceutical, Academia, or other fields; our calibration service offerings maximize bench time, while minimizing down-time.

Calibration Service Offerings:

Our three most popular preventive maintenance and calibration service offerings that meet or exceed the specific needs of our customers include:

Level of Service
Provided
Certificate of Calibration
(COC)
Certificate with Data
(CWD)
A2LA with Data & Uncertainty
(A2LA)
As Found Measurements Data: NO Data: YES
2x3
Data: YES
3x3
Inspection &
Functional Checks
YES YES YES
Liquid Leak
Testing
YES YES YES
Preventive
Maintenance*
YES YES YES
Repairs:
if needed, Most
Models*
YES YES YES
As Left
Measurements
Data: NO Data: YES
2x5
Data: YES
3x10
Calibration
Certificate
YES YES YES
Affixed Calibration
Sticker
YES YES YES

* Inspection & preventive maintenance (PM) include the inspection, functional tests, liquid leak check, cleaning, replacement, and lubrication of the liquid end components as needed with manufacturer parts and lubricant(s). Repairs and replacement of some parts may be at an additional charge with customer’s approval.

Pipette Calibration Pricing & Optional Services:

Pipette Service Offering As Found Inspection & PM* As Left List Price*
Singe
Ch.
Certificate of Calibration
(COC)
N/A YES 2x5
No Data
$45.00
8-Ch
Multi
Certificate of Calibration
(COC)
N/A YES 2x5
No Data
$80.00
12-Ch
Multi
Certificate of Calibration
(COC)
N/A YES 2x5
No Data
$100.00
Singe
Ch.
Certificate w/ Data
(CWD)
2x3 YES 2x5 $53.00
8-Ch
Multi
Certificate w/ Data
(CWD)
2x3 YES 2x5 $88.00
12-Ch
Multi
Certificate w/ Data
(CWD)
2x3 YES 2x5 $108.00
Singe
Ch.
Certificate w/ Data &
Unc.(A2LA)
3x3 YES 3x10 $60.00
8-Ch
Multi
Certificate w/ Data &
Unc.(A2LA)
3x3 YES 3x10 $95.00
12-Ch
Multi
Certificate w/ Data &
Unc.(A2LA)
3x3 YES 3x10 $115.00
Optional Services
Cat No. Description List Price
DNA-
Away
Full External Cleaning Of The Pipette w/ DNA-Away Upon Completion of
Preventive Maintenance & As Left Measurement Processes
$10.00
Per Pipette
RNase-
Away
Full External Cleaning Of The Pipette w/ RNase-Away Upon Completion of
Preventive Maintenance & As Left Measurement Processes
$10.00
Per Pipette
DNA &
RNase
Full External Cleaning Of The Pipette w/ DNA-Away and RNase-Away Upon
Completion of Preventive Maintenance & As Left Measurement Processes
$15.00
Per Pipette
24 Hr
TAT
When Scheduled In Advance w/ QCS, Pipettes will be Serviced, Calibrated, &
Returned Within 24 Hours Upon Receipt at Our Facility.
$5.00
Per Pipette

* Inspection & preventive maintenance (PM) include the inspection, functional tests, liquid leak check, cleaning, replacement and lubrication of the liquid end components as needed with manufacturer parts and lubricant(s). Repairs and replacement of some parts may be at an additional charge with customer’s approval.
Quantity discounts may apply for 6> pipettes sent in for calibration.

We reserve the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions. Prices subject to change without notice

8 and 12 Channel Multichannel Pipettes: Receive full As Found and As Left data on the 1st channel. All remaining channels, receive three measurements at nominal, with the mean reported on the calibration certificate for each specific channel.

Full Gravimetric Evaluation on Every 8 or 12 Channel Pipette: Contact QCS for pricing and availability. Each 8 or 12 channel pipette will receive individual As Found and As Left measurements on every channel as if it were a single channel pipette, based on the calibration service selected (i.e: As Found 2x3 or 3x3. As Left 2x5 or 3x10).

Return & Decon Form

When sending pipettes into Quality Control Services, please complete the writeable pdf form, or print and complete manually. Please ensure that the pipette decontamination box is checked and a signature provided to avoid delays. Our ship to address is: ( future link: pipette service return form ),

Quality Control Services, Inc.
Attn: Pipette Service
2340 SE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Pipette DNA & RNase Cleaning:

For those customers that want added extra protection from DNA, DNase, and RNase, QCS offers an optional DNA-Away and/or RNase-Away external pipette cleaning. Upon completion of preventive maintenance our service personnel will clean internally and externally the pipette shaft with DNA-Away, and/or RNase-Away, as well as externally wipe the entire exterior of your pipette with DNA-Away and/or RNase Away. The pipette will be placed in a sealed Ziploc bag and externally cleaned one last time after completion of the As Left process. Optional Add on is $10 for either DNA-Away or RNase-Away, or $15 for both.

Turn-Around-Time (TAT):

On most occasions, pipettes are received, processed, and calibrated within in two-four (2-4) business days upon receipt at QCS. If an uncommon delay is encountered or anticipated, QCS will contact the customer promptly. Pipettes received after 12:00PM PT, will be received on the next business day.

Depot and Field Service:

Quality Control Services offers both in-house (depot) and field service calibration. Our in-house temperature and humidity controlled calibration lab provides national calibration services from coast-to-coast. With most calibration services completed within 2-4 business days.

Our field service pipette calibration proudly serves the Pacific Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and some parts of Northern California. Please contact QCS at 1-800-843-1237 x 317 for more details. Field service is subject to availability and minimum pipette quantities.

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