Contract Testing LIMS

The LabLynx ELab LIMS for Contract Testing laboratories is configurable to meet your lab’s specific needs. The LabLynx LIMS software solution offers a full range of sample receiving, batching, tracking, and results entry functions to streamline your production timeline and guarantee your lab’s top-notch customer service.

Contract Testing LIMS Offering Trusted Results and Improved Lab Performance

The right contract testing LIMS software solution reinforces the trusted relationships contract labs have with their clients in the food and beverage industry. Your lab’s success is driven by your ability to deliver consistent and accurate results within a quick turnaround time, all while meeting a myriad of ever-changing federal regulations and quality standards.

As a commercial contract laboratory, adaptability is critical. Whether you are dedicated to a regular single client, a small set of clients, or cater to a wider range of opportunities, the LabLynx ELab laboratory information management system (LIMS) for contract testing delivers the modularity and configurability that contract testing labs need. Do you need to add a new test and get the results delivered overnight? Authorized lab team members can quickly add or change any of your lab’s testing services, complete with specific ranges, limits, or specifications and flags for “high” or “low” values. With LabLynx’s cloud-hosted solutions, you get even more out of your contract testing LIMS.

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A LIMS Software Solution Unique to Your Contract Testing Lab

The LabLynx LIMS offers a wide variety of features that are focused on quickly adding or changing any aspect of your lab’s testing services as your client’s needs change and regulations evolve. Some of the LIMS’ features and benefits include:

Single Sample or Sample Group Management

Whether you manage samples one at a time or in groups, we can help you improve your efficiency.

Sample Receiving

Let LabLynx help you with one of the most time-consuming pre-analytical tasks. Improve your processes and get those samples entered quickly and accurately.

Batch Stop/Expiration Time Tracking

Let the system calculate based on test methods how long samples need to be incubated and easily see when it is time to pull those samples out without the need of paper or manual calculations.

Chain of Custody Tracking

Get your samples to the right place at the right time while also being able to track them from sample reception to reporting. Barcoded labels make locating and tracking samples simpler. Build your sample management around single sample tracking or group them into orders, while managing both in the same system.

Production Control

Easily manage your production control through recipe management, batch traceability, production planning, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrations.

Results Entry

Post-analytical options also include process management, calculations, reflex testing, limits, reference ranges, notes, and more. Whether performed manually or automated, the LabLynx LIMS can get you through the results process quickly.

Specification Management

Create and assign specifications and limits based on client, intended user, country, or any other criteria you need.

Out-Of-Specification Alerts

Trigger flags inside the LIMS and even email alerts to the laboratory team based on results entered in the system.

Quality Control

Keep tabs on all results, monitor quality incidents, and feel confident in meeting all regulatory requirements and reporting standards.

Multi-Department & Location Management

Stay efficient with multi-departmental workflows and location tracking. Keep R&D separate from regular production.


Set up automatic regular testing in the system to any schedule you need.

Inventory Management

Manage your lab’s supplies by monitoring inventory levels, resource usage history, item re-ordering, and more.


Share your data securely while also streamlining your processes by integrating with instruments, reference labs, production information management systems (PIMSs), electronic laboratory notebooks (ELNs), ERP, and more. With support for ASTM, RS-232, and APIs, the LabLynx LIMS has you covered.

Standards & Regulatory Compliance

Better meet all compliance needs across multiple regulatory bodies. LabLynx will help your lab stay on top of accreditations for and compliance with hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP), ISO/IEC 17025, GLP/GALP, and 21 CFR Part 11, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and more.

Customized Reporting

LabLynx can help you build reports to your requirements with logos, custom designs, and more. The software offers the ability to create preliminary, final, and amended reports, which can be generated manually or automatically and delivered in a variety of ways. Report using qualitative or quantitative results.

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LabLynx wants to be your ideal solution. Our goal is to help every business, every client, and every person achieve success by listening to you, learning about your business, and helping you accomplish your goals. We have a staff of engineers and developers ready to work with you and tailor the LIMS to your satisfaction.
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