STATE OF CALIFORNIA
SECRETARY OF STATE
I, BILL JONES, Secretary of State of the State of California, hereby certify:
That the annexed transcript has been compared with the corporate record on file in this office, of which it
purports to be a copy, and that same is full, true and correct.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I execute
this certificate and affix the
Great Seal of the State of
MAR 01 1995
[State Seal Graphic Omitted] /s/ Bill Jones
Secretary of State
In the office of the Secretary of State
of the State of California
MAR 01 1995
VWR ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.
The name of this corporation is VWR ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.
The purpose of this cororation is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a corporation may be organized
under the General Corporation Law of California other than the banking business, the trust company business or
the practice of a profession permitted to be incorporated by the California Corporations Code.
The name and address in the State of California of this corporation's initial agent for service of process is:
PAUL L. ABBONDANTE
700 EAST LAKE DRIVE, SUITE 50
ORANGE, CALIFORNIA 92666
The total number of shares which this corporation shall be authorized to issue is: 110,000,000. Said shares shall
be in two (2) classes to be designated Common Voting shares and Preferred Non-Voting shares. The total
number of Common Voting shares authorized shall be 100,000,000 and the total number of Preferred Non-
Voting shares authorized shall be 10,000,000. The class of Common Voting shares have exclusive voting rights.
The class of Preferred Non-Voting shares shall have no voting rights.
The liability of the directors of the corporation for monetary damages shall be eliminated to the fullest extent
permissible under California law.
The corporation is auth