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About Us

Alfa Chemicals Pharma division is a global supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients, functional lipid excipients, custom synthesis services and speciality reagents to pharmaceutical companies and the contract manufacturing industry.

One element of our offer is focused on contract manufacture with our specialist FDA approved partners with back integrated sourcing. We have a global reach with offices in the UK and China, and a presence in the US and India. Our Nanjing office in China comprises full time chemically trained, bilingual professionals who are skilled in project development, raw materials sourcing and facility auditing (we have a qualified auditor trained to GMP). Through our partners, we can offer custom synthesis services to cover requirements from scale up through to commercial production; from pilot scale development of kilogram quantities up to full cGMP production in multi-tonne quantities. We can offer custom synthesis of advanced intermediates as well as custom synthesis of drug substances in accordance with cGMP in FDA approved facilities.

Alfa can select the most appropriate partner for your project based on the wide range of chemistry expertise and technologies at our disposal. Please see the Technical Expertise section for more information on our partners and their capabilities.

Through our sister company Gattefossé (UK) Ltd we can offer the full range of Gattefossé lipid excipients for oral, topical and rectal drug delivery. Gattefossé’s functional lipid excipients are designed to meet the most pressing formulation challenges in drug development. Particular areas of expertise include improving oral bioavailability, controlled release, Self Emulsifying Drug Delivery Systems (SEDDS), SELF Microemulsifying Drug Delivery Systems (SMEDDS), topical emulsions, topical microemulsions and suppositories.

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