Q: IS GFS ISO certified? What exactly does ISO 9001 certification mean?
A: The letters refer to the International Standardization Organization. 注册到适当的ISO标识表明在制造和业务管理的关键方面符合特定的标准和实践. 这确保了正式的公司程序和协议始终适用于材料和内部过程的控制. If you would like a copy of our ISO Certificate, you can download it here.
Q: What's the best reason for me to consider GFS as a chemicals supplier?
A: Since we are a primary manufacturer of a wide range of chemical products, it is very likely that we can provide you with a product you need, at a most competitive price, and with the personal service that only a family company can offer.
Q: Does GFS regularly add technology to its manufacturing base?
Q: How does GFS sell its products?
A: The GFS catalog offers research and lab quantities of over 3000 chemicals. 批量(公斤到吨)的要求得到及时答复，并直接卖给客户. Many customers also buy GFS products conveniently through local distributors.
Q: Does GFS regularly ship its products to foreign markets?
A: Yes, GFS是一个主要的原料药和专用试剂供应商，为世界各地市场的客户提供广泛的试剂. Our products can be purchased directly from our Ohio office, or from a number of distributors in Australia, Asia, Europe, and Canada.
Q: Is security a prominent issue at GFS?
A: Even before the events of 9/11/01, GFS was implementing new controls in all its production environments. This includes more restricted access to areas involved in chemical manufacturing, distribution, and storage. 已经提供了新的双向无线电，以改善组成工厂运作的各个建筑之间的联系. Matters of safety and security extend to GFS employees, customers, and also to the transportation agents that convey chemical products.
Q: Why do you need to know how I'm going to use the chemicals I buy?
答:一般的GFS生产操作没有获得FDA或任何其他政府机构的认证，用于生产直接用于食品的化学品, drug, or cosmetic applications. If you need chemicals for such purpose, GFS is not able to sell them to you. 许多与这些行业相关的客户确实购买了GFS产品，作为合成化学制品中的反应物或中间体, but not as additives to their consumer products.
Q: What other restrictions might affect the way I do business with GFS?
A: There could be a number of things. 我们不能将化学品出售给与公认的企业或机构无关的个人. 向居民地址运送化学品是一个问题，因为没有办法确保立即收到, which is necessary to keep the material from falling into the wrong hands. 有几种化学品由于被归类为毒品前体而在销售上受到限制. 这些和其他的限制和指导方针是为什么GFS和其他著名的化学公司需要大量的信息，以便为您建立客户帐户. This is a process that protects everybody.
Q: What about bulk chemical manufacturing for production use?
答:大批量生产受《十大正规网赌平台》第8(b)条规定的EPA库存指南的约束. 生产TSCA中未列出的材料需要提交生产前通知. 买方有责任确保从GFS购买的任何产品在TSCA下的使用获得批准，并在需要生产前通知的情况下通知GFS.
Q: Where does the issue of TSCA compliance come in?
答:法律要求我们尽职尽责，确保GFS产品由合格的个人购买和使用. In the case of chemicals not included in the Toxic Substances Control Act inventory, it is imperative that such materials are used only for R&D purposes, 有资格的技术人员能够理解和沟通各自的危险.
Q: How big is GFS?
A: The company has about 140 employees; the production site occupies about 20 acres of land, and the corporate offices are situated on 75 acres in Powell, Ohio, a suburb north of Columbus. Over 45,000 sq. ft. of plant capacity is available.
Q: Who owns GFS? Is it a division of a large company?
Q: Where is GFS located?
A: Our manufacturing plant has been at the same location in Columbus, Ohio, USA since the company was founded in 1928.
Q: What do the letters GFS stand for?
A: They are the initials of our founder, Professor G. Frederick Smith, Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Illinois.