Solvent Center

We are committed to providing our customers with the right solvent for their specific application. The Solvent Center was created to aid all visitors in their exploration of the right solvent by providing a concise summary of solvents by purity, grade, application, product lines or market. Packaging options are also a critical part of our “Right Solvent Commitment” and these options can be explored at “Solvent Center” as well as literature listings and special offers.

 Solvent Quality Grades by Application

Find the solvent quality that you need for your application. Our comprehensive range of solvent grades include those for general chemistry, high-performance analysis (e.g. spectroscopy, GC or UHPLC-MS) and solvents with compliance to international regulations such as ISO 6353, Reag. Ph. Eur. or ACS.


Application Description Grade
General Chemistry
and Cleaning
Our Reagent grade solvents are ≥95% pure. Reagent Grade Solvents
General Chemistry Our ReagentPlus® solvents have a guaranteed purity of ≥98.5% for applications that require higher purities, such as specialty organic synthesis or preparative scale liquid chromatography. ReagentPlus®
Grade Solvents
Chemical Synthesis
and Chromatography
Our ACS solvents meet or exceed the stringent quality specifications set by the American Chemical Society. ACS Grade Solvents
Chemical Synthesis Our high-purity Anhydrous solvents are known for their extremely low water levels. Specifically manufactured for moisture sensitive chemistry and biotech applications. Anhydrous Solvents
Protein Synthesis
and Purification
Our Biotech solvents are characterized by low water content, minimal residue and clean UV spectra. Biotech Solvents
Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance (NMR)
Known for its high-quality NMR solvents used with NMR Instrumentation. NMR Solvents
Biochemistry Our Histological solvents specifically manufactured for use with tissue sampling and processing applications. Histological Solvents
Instrument Analysis Solvents suitability tested for HPLC. HPLC
  HPLC solvents suitability tested for isocratic elution. HPLC Isocratic
  HPLC solvents suitability tested for gradient elution. HPLC Gradient
  HPLC solvents for gradient, UV and residue analysis. HPLC Plus Solvents
  LC-MS solvents suitability tested for LC-MS/MS with ESI and/or APCI source. LC-MS
  UHPLC-MS solvents suitability tested for UHPLC-UV and UHPLC-MS/MS. UHPLC-MS
  GC solvents suitability tested for GC/ECD and GC-FID detectors. GC-ECD/GC-FID
  GC solvents suitability tested for GC-MS/MS detector. GC-MS
  GC solvents suitability tested for analysis of residue solvents and organic volatile impurities using GC Headspace technique. GC Headspace
  Solvents suitability tested for UV and IR spectroscopy. UV Spectroscopy
  Electronic Grade Solvents are used extensively throughout the semiconductor industry including cleaning equipment, drying wafers and substrate deposition or removal. We have a large portfolio of high purity solvents to address the needs of the electronics market. Semiconductor Solvents
    IR Solvents
Classical QC Analysis according Reag. Ph Eur or according to ISO 6353 EMSURE® grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE® provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. EMSURE® Grade
for Analysis
Classical QC Analysis according ACS EMPARTA® solvents are of a high quality that fulfills the requirements of the ACS and can be used for a wide range of analytical applications. EMSURE® solvents offer even more (see above). EMSURE® and EMPARTA® Solvents
Preparative lab work, cleaning and production With EMPLURA® we offer a range of solvents for a plurality of basic applications in non-regulated industries and for less demanding applications, preparative laboratory work and cleaning purposes. EMPLURA® Solvents
Preparative chromatography Prepsolv® solvents are tailored to the requirements of preparative HPLC to facilitate scale-up from analytical to preparative separations. Prepsolv® Preparative Chromatography Solvents
DNA and RNA synthesis/Peptide synthesis Our solvents for DNA and peptide synthesis are specifically processed and purified to maximize synthesis efficiency and yields for these critical applications. For DNA, RNA and Peptide Synthesis
Analytical Our Spectrophotometric solvents are excellent for applications requiring high-purity, low residue on evaporation and a clean UV spectrum. Each one is rigorously tested during and after production to ensure lot-to-lot consistency. Spectrophotometric Solvents