List of products by manufacturer  CARLO ERBA Reagents


After long years spent in the bosom of Group Montedison, CARLO ERBA Reagents is again an independent group.
Dr Carlo Erba was born exactly in 1853 when the enterprising Milanese pharmacist who gave his name to the company decides to add a production laboratory. The company grew rapidly and by the death of its founder, in 1888, is already one of the jewels of the industry.

Some key figures :

1853 Beginning of the Italian Industrial pharmaceutical adventure with Dr. Carlo Erba 
1897 First Reagent catalog 
1970 Creation of SdS in Peypin 
1992 Construction of the site of Val de Reuil 
2002 Integration in Barclays P.E. 
2004 Bringing together with the SdS company 
1st january 2005 Carlo Erba Réactifs-SdS creation
2007 Extension of the site de Val de Reuil
2008 Spanish subsidiary company Carlo Erba Reagents-SdS 
2011 Creation of CARLO ERBA Reagents 
2013 Integration in Dasit Group S.p.A., an Italian holding company founded in 1982 and owners of several well-known companies in the fields of In-Vitro Diagnostics, life sciences and industrial production.

CARLO ERBA Reagents is the 1st manufacturer of laboratory reagents in France and South of Europe with 2 
production plants in France and around 150 people working :

  • Val de Reuil, near Paris (France)

  • Peypin, near Marseille (France)

  • Milano, in Italy (Group headquarter)In this way, the company Carlo Erba, 160 years after its foundation, continues to accompany progresses and achievements in the fields of medicine and chemistry, also enriched by the Laboratory Sciences Division, which serves as a "partner of choice" of scientific researchers.

Our activities :Solvent purification


  • Customer mixtures

  • Taylor made packaging

  • ErbaPharm

  • Sourcing

  • Distribution

  • Analytical procedure

  • Batch reservation

  • Industrial in-sourcing

  • Quality plan

Production Plants

Val de Reuil plant

Val de Reuil plant is at 100 km west of Paris. It distributes CARLO ERBA Reagents products on French territory, the Benelux countries and the Maghreb. It deals the production of solvents and customized products.
The site is classified Seveso low level, and is certified ISO:9001 since 1994 and ISO:14001 since 1998.

- Annual volume of product is about 3.700 m3
- Total area: 61.000 m²
- Exploited surface: 9.400 m²
- Production: 3.000 m²
- Warehouse: 4.600 m²
- Offices: 1.800 m²

- Distillation columns percolators: 15.000 l and 30.000 l storage tanks inert under nitrogen for alcohols and solvents / 20.000 l storage tanks inert under nitrogen for alcohols, chlorinated solvents and other solvents 
- Reactors from 100 l to 7.000 l
- Automatic packaging lines for bottles from 500 ml to 4 l
- Dedicated lines from storage tanks
- Sets of filtration: from 0.1 µm to 20 µm
- Salts building with clean rooms

 Peypin plant

The site is located between Aix en Provence and Marseille. It is certified ISO:9002 since 1992 and ISO:14001 since 2002.

- Annual volume of product is about 2800 m3
- Total area: 20.000 m²
- Exploited surface: 4.000 m²
- Production: 2.300 m²
- Warehouse: 1.200 m²
- Offices: 300 m²

- Distillation columns percolators: specific purification process for acetonitrile / semi-automated conditioning chains / storage tanks inert under nitrogen
- Reactors from 50 l to l.000 l
- Sets of filtration: from 0.1 µm to 20 µm


Some keys datas :

  • 90 days stock providining

  • 95 % of our products are available

  • Forwarding : 2 500 parcels/day

  • 8 000 tons per year

Carlo Erba Product Range