Western Chemical Inc. is a privately held company located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest near Ferndale, Washington USA. This is where we have our corporate offices, quality control laboratories, and FDA inspected manufacturing plant. For over 35 years, we have been in the forefront of developing and marketing FDA and EPA approved fish culture products, biosecurity supplies, and spawning agents for distribution worldwide. In Canada, our products are distributed by our sister company Syndel Laboratories Ltd. Some of our most successful products include Tricaine-S (TMS, MS-222), which is an FDA approved fish anesthetic and Ovadine (PVP Iodine), which is a buffered fish egg disinfectant. We are the world`s largest producer of MS-222, which is marketed in the USA under the brand name Tricaine, in Canada under the brand name TMS and in Norway under the brand name Finquel. Both our MS-222 and Ovadine are manufactured at our Ferndale plant.

Company details

1269 Lattimore Road , Ferndale , Washington 98248 USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Aquaculture
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)

This company also provides solutions for environmental applications.
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Western Chemical Inc. is a privately held company located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest near Ferndale, Washington USA.  This is where we have our corporate offices, quality control laboratories, and FDA inspected manufacturing plant.

We also have regional distribution facilities in Oregon, Florida, Texas and Mississippi.  In Canada, our products are distributed by our sister company Syndel Laboratories Ltd.

For over 35 years, we have been in the forefront of developing and marketing FDA and EPA approved fish culture products, biosecurity supplies, and spawning agents for distribution worldwide.

Some of our most successful products include Tricaine-S (TMS, MS-222), which is an FDA approved fish anesthetic and Ovadine (PVP Iodine), which is a buffered fish egg disinfectant.  We are the world's largest producer of MS-222, which is marketed in the USA under the brand name Tricaine-S, in Canada under the brand name TMS and in Norway under the brand name Finquel.  Both our MS-222 and our Ovadine products are manufactured at our Ferndale, WA plant.  We are also North America's leading supplier of FDA approved formalin (brand name Parasite-S) and 35% Hydrogen peroxide (brand name 35% Perox-Aid), which are used to treat eggs and fish for fungi and external parasites.  

Western Chemical also distributes fish culture products for other companies including Virkon Aquatic (from DuPont).  Private labeling and custom manufacturing services are also available.

Aquatic Life Sciences

The Aquatic Life Sciences group of companies includes Western Chemical Inc. in the USA, Syndel Laboratories Ltd. in Canada, 7 Seas Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. in India and Syndel Asia in Malaysia.  Aquatic Life Sciences is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Ferndale Washington USA and offices in Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Hyderabad India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  For over 35 years, Syndel Laboratories and Western Chemical have been in the forefront of developing and marketing aquaculture pharmaceutical products for distribution worldwide.  Syndel is a leader in spawning agents, vaccines, biosecurity, & fish health products, while Western is well known for manufacturing and distributing FDA & EPA approved aquaculture products.  Aquatic Life Sciences currently markets products to over 40 countries.  The company’s business model is to grow through acquisitions, increased product offerings, and by expanding into new markets.

Product Purity

Our facilities operate under the standards of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as well as Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).  These guidelines provide a system of processes, procedures, and documentation to assure our products have the identity, strength, composition, quality, and Purity that is appropriate for their intended use.  You can trust the quality of our products.

Our fish hatchery products and biosecurity supplies are used extensively at state, federal, and tribal operated fisheries enhancement hatcheries across North America.  We also supply private aquaculture companies, research institutions, fish veterinarians, and public zoos & aquariums.

Our product line continues to expand and we are always on the lookout for new and improved products.

Environmental Stewardship

Western Chemical's respect for the environment is unwavering and is reflected in both our products and our record of compliance with environmental regulations.

We consistently meet or exceed all environmental regulations as set forth by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington Department of Ecology, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as other regulatory agencies.

We take pride in our people, facilities and products while being well known for our ethics and our commitment to Environmental Stewardship.  When purchasing from Western Chemical, you can be assured that the products you are using were manufactured in an environmentally responsible manner.