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Expansion of Production Capacity for Inorganic Salts


Nantong, China

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In April 2020, we opened our new excipient and API manufacturing plant in Nantong, China. With this new facility, we have added significant capacity to our global manufacturing network and enhanced supply reliability. In addition to providing multi-compendial Emprove® Excipients and APIs, the expansion in China further strengthens our ability to keep pace with evolving regulatory requirements such as the Chinese co-review registration for excipients.

Please refer to our Nantong FAQ for further information.

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In this plant, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) are applied according to the IPEC – PQG Joint GMP Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients, and ICH Q7, GMP Guide for APIs. It has been ISO 9001 and EXCiPACT™ certified and meets the rigorous standards of our Emprove® Program. Additionally, the facility is equipped with class D paper-free filling rooms, enabling us to offer a wide range of packaging options from small size to big-bag to suit your every need.

Currently there are four manufacturing lines that run in parallel and have been commissioned and qualified. The facility also includes space to accommodate additional manufacturing lines to address future demand.

Products in scope:


Catalog No. Product Description Samples Available
128218 Ammonium sulfate EMPROVE® EXPERT ChP,NF,ACS Apr 2020
128205 Sodium acetate trihydrate EMPROVE® EXPERT Ph Eur,BP,ChP,JP,USP Dec 2020
128204 Sodium acetate trihydrate EMPROVE® API Ph Eur,BP,JP,USP,FCC,E 262 Q2 2021
128221 Zinc chloride EMPROVE® EXPERT Ph Eur,BP,USP Q3 2021
128220 Zinc chloride EMPROVE® API Ph Eur,BP,USP Q4 2021
128211 Sodium sulfate anhydrous EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL Ph Eur,BP,ChP,USP,E 514 Q4 2021
128219 Sodium sulfate anhydrous fine powder EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL Ph Eur,BP,ChP,JPE,USP Q4 2021
128225 Sodium sulfate anhydrous EMPROVE® EXPERT Ph Eur,BP,ChP,USP Q4 2021
  More products to come …