Chemicals & Labware

Kobian Scientific partners with the best providers for Chemicals in the market. We have made the choice with this new website format to highlight our product's qualitative brands, their traceability, and links to respective partner websites so that you can be able to get much more information.

We have also provided a brief introduction of the companies that we represent so that you can easily see who we partner with and have a brief description of them.

As a leading provider of products and services to the scientific community and facilitates discovery by supplying researchers and clinicians with the tools they need and being a is a quality driven company following exacting policies and procedures that are designed to achieve total customer satisfaction, We take pride in our own local brand. Our brand brings you the largest selection in East Africa with over 400 products in various sizes, economically priced without compromising our commitment to quality.

We are a leading supplier to the global Life Science industry: solutions and services for research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies.

Sigma Aldrich is the worlds leading provider of products and services to the scientific community. Sigma Aldrich facilitates discovery by supplying researchers and clinicians with the tools they need. Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific and genomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical and other high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrich has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals, and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use our products. The Company operates in 36 countries and has 8,000 employees providing excellent service worldwide.

ALDRICH is the recognized market leader in Chemical Synthesis - providing the most comprehensive and innovative product range, including organic building blocks, functionalized heterocycles, versatile catalysts and ligands, chiral reagents for asymmetric synthesis, and ionic liquids. A leading supplier to the Drug Discovery & Bioassay research community, we provide quality products for Assay Development and Screening and the tools and services needed for Chemistry for Discovery. We also offer innovative products and services to the world of Materials Sciences and a comprehensive range of isotopically labelled products for Protein Structure Determination, Peptide Synthesis, Proteomics, Metabolic Research, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and NMR.

SIGMA® is the world leader in innovative products and services serving the global Life Science market. Our extensive range includes biochemicals, antibiotics, buffers, carbohydrates, enzymes, forensic tools, hematology and histology, nucleotides, proteins, peptides, antibodies, amino acids and their derivatives, used in life science research and development. We have a comprehensive range of media, reagents and serum products for Cell Culture. We have a wide range of market-leading kits for use in Cell Biology, Proteomics, Genomics and Functional Genomics. We are a leading supplier of custom peptides and oligonucleotides. We also offer complementary books, laboratory equipment and ancillary supplies to support scientists in their work.

SUPELCO researches, manufactures, and supplies chromatography columns and related tools for environmental, government, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical, and chemical laboratories. We specialize in four main product areas:

- Gas chromatography packings, columns, and accessories.
- Liquid chromatography packings, columns, and accessories.
- Sample preparation products.
- Chemical reference standards and reagents.


Access complete solutions for your microbiology workflow. Thermo Scientific™ microbiology products include Remel™ and Oxoid™ culture media, VersaTREK™ blood culture systems, Sensititre™ systems for antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and market-leading molecular technology for food-borne pathogen detection. Combining over 150 years of technical and scientific expertise in serving the microbiology community, you can confidently rely on our product quality and expertise every step of the way.


The smartest laboratory solutions are the ones you never have to think about. Because they keep you focused on doing the science you need to do. The way you want to do it.

In the smart lab, you have the full range of lab equipment and consumables you need to achieve your goals – in life science research cell culture, bioproduction, clinical, diagnostic and biobanking. So you can deliver breakthrough discoveries to save and improve lives.

For more than 100 years, MACHEREY-NAGEL has provided highest German quality products and expert service in analytical chemistry and separation technology. Since the foundation of the company in 1911, MACHEREY-NAGEL has evolved from a specialist manufacturer of laboratory filter paper to a leading player in the area of chemical and biomolecular analytics. Our wide portfolio covers products and solutions for filtration, rapid tests, water analysis, chromatography and bioanalysis.

The company’s success is based on our passion for quality, customer focused service and the warm-hearted business approach of an entirely family owned business.

Whatman is the worlds leading developer of high end laboratory separations products. Whatman is recognized throughout the world for their expertise in the area of separations technology and the range of unique and innovative products that this technology makes available. In laboratories across the globe, the Whatman name is synonymous with quality, reliability and ease-of-use. Their instinct for simplification accelerates the rate of discovery, reduces costs and saves time. From filter papers and membranes, to disposable filtration devices, to ground breaking technology for capturing, archiving and purifying DNA at room temperature, Whatman products have a reputation for working right the first time—and every time. Which is why Whatman products are specified for the most exacting applications across a wide range of industries.

SciLabware Limited is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of laboratory glassware and laboratory reusable plastic ware, supplying the scientific community with world renowned brands.

Our extensive range of glass and plastic labware comprises over 3,000 general purpose and specialised products carrying some of the best known names in science - Azlon®, MBL®, Pyrex®, Quickfit® and Rotaflo®.

ISOLAB is not only a glassware producer but also a well known plastic producer which provides products for general laboratory applications.

ISOLAB has devoted itself to produce and supply laboratory equipment and chemicals with an avant-garde and entrepreneurial approach for the benefit of its customers. Thanks to its continuous innovations and ambition to obtain the superlative quality, ISOLAB has established a confidence bond with its customers which, as an outcome, have earned ISOLAB its remarkable position in the market.

Endecotts are the world's leading manufacturer of quality laboratory test sieves, sieve shakers, and related laboratory equipment. Our sample analysis equipment is used by laboratories in all four corners of the world. Endecotts was founded in 1936 and has over 75 years established an enviable reputation for quality and accuracy. Endecotts test sieves are available in a wide range of sizes to meet every national and international standard and virtually every specification.

Heathrow Scientific is a leading manufacturer of innovative lab supplies and instruments. We are renowned for producing colorful, innovative and functionally designed products.

Over the years, Heathrow Scientific has broadened their product line by offering well-designed instruments that are welcomed globally. The new RF3000™ Pipette Controller was developed for quick and accurate measurements and includes 5 nozzle cones for specific use coding. The Gusto™ High-Speed Mini-Centrifuge offers speed up to 12,500 RPM / 9,800 RCF and is designed for minimum bench top space. The Sprout® Mini-Centrifuge has been re-engineered featuring our exclusive SnapSpin™ rotors for fast and easy rotor changes.

Contacts - Kenya

Kobian (Kenya) Ltd.
Kobian House, Mombasa Road,
P.O Box 46617 - 00100 | Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 20 216 12 65 / 66
Cellphone: +254 723 888 006 / 786 888 006

Contacts - Uganda

Kobian Scientific (Uganda) Ltd.
Luzira Commercial Park,
Plot 2490, Block 243, Luzira
P.O. Box 11780, Kampala, Uganda.
Cellphone: +256 757 473 848 / 772 905 172