BASF and Sigma-Aldrich sign excipient distribution agreement


Sigma-Aldrich will offer small pack sizes to researchers at universities and laboratories

BASF SE and Sigma-Aldrich have signed a global distribution agreement for a number of BASF’s pharmaceutical excipients.

Sigma-Aldrich will repackage the products into small pack sizes making them available to the global research and academic community.

The excipients include various grades of binders (Kollidons), coatings (Kollicoats) and solubilisers (Cremophors, Lutrols, Solutol).

A complete list of products is available on the Sigma-Aldrich website.

‘Through our agreement with Sigma-Aldrich, we can ensure scientists around the globe a reliable supply of our high-performance materials, addressing today’s most relevant developments in drug formulation and delivery. Researchers will benefit through more flexible packaging sizes that meet their lab demands,’ said Dr Ralf Fink, head of global marketing pharma ingredients at BASF.