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NSF Sells Local Lab to Bristol-Based Scientist

Renamed Pine Lake Laboratories, Inc., the lab will continue to provide analytical services for the global pharmaceutical and medical device industry

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and BRISTOL, Conn. – NSF, the global independent organization that works to protect human health, sold its laboratory in Bristol, Conn., to Dr. Kurt Moyer, who until recently served as General Manager of the lab. Dr. Moyer will continue to manage the lab with his core leadership team. The lab has been renamed Pine Lake Laboratories, Inc. and will provide analytical testing services for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. All systems, scientific equipment and the FDA registration will remain with the lab.

Specializing in extractables and leachables testing, Pine Lake Laboratories provides its customers analytical services ranging from discovery support through commercialization of products. The laboratory will continue to perform the same services including extractables and leachables testing, method development and validation, and analytical testing of combination products.

“We recognize this purchase is a significant milestone and growth opportunity for our staff and the Bristol community,” said Pine Lake Laboratories President, Kurt Moyer, Ph.D. “We plan to continue NSF’s legacy of scientific and technical expertise and to serve our global clients. Moving forward as Pine Lake Laboratories, with our group of scientists and professionals, we will continue to grow our operations, enhance technologies and help our clients produce safer pharmaceuticals and medical devices here in Bristol.”

Along with Dr. Moyer, the Pine Lake Laboratories’ core leadership team includes group leaders Ulyana Matyugicheva and Cassandra Tellarini.

Dr. Moyer has more than 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical development. In his previous role as Director of Research at NSF, he led all analytical, bioanalytical, and extractables and leachables studies. Prior to joining NSF, he worked with Sanofi-Aventis as a senior research scientist and DuPont Pharmaceuticals as a senior research investigator. Dr. Moyer earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Villanova University and a bachelor of science in chemistry from Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

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Pine Lake Laboratories, Inc. ( is a key industry partner helping to solve some of the most complicated analytical challenges that pharmaceutical and medical device companies face today. The Pine Lake Laboratories team is dedicated to establishing the trust and providing the results required to build lasting client relationships.

NSF ( is a global independent organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the health sciences, water, food and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment. Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. With clients in more than 170 countries, NSF is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment.

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