Bulk pharmaceutical ingredients/intermediates

Life & Amenity Business Division

Generic names Bulk pharmaceutical ingredients/intermediates
Product name Bulk pharmaceutical ingredients/intermediates
Main applications Generic drugs
Special properties High purity

Product overview

Bulk pharmaceuticals, or active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), are used in manufacturing the drugs that are sold over the counter at drug stores or behind the counter at dispensaries. Tokuyama's bulk pharmaceutical ingredients are substances that contribute to realizing the efficacy of drug products. Tokuyama began producing bulk pharmaceutical ingredients in the 1980s.


Tokuyama's bulk pharmaceutical ingredients are used as active ingredients in drug formulations

Special characteristics

Tokuyama engages in the process development of active ingredients and production of bulk pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates for medicines for improving digestive functions, allergy remedies, eye drops, antipsychotics and drugs for lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, which are now priority fields for medicine. Tokuyama can adjust production schedules according to customers' demand because it owns a wide array of reactor vessels ranging from 10 liters to 5,000 liters. Through its operations in optical materials and electronic materials, Tokuyama has developed technologies for organic synthesis, crystallization and analysis that can be applied in a broad range of fields. In addition, Tokuyama can efficiently produce bulk pharmaceutical ingredients of exceptionally high purity by means of exclusive facilities such as columns filled with resins and active carbon, that enables to apply purification operations tailored to the property of each chemical compound to production processes.

For more information:

MA Department, Life & Amenity Business Division
TEL: +81-3-5207-2527
FAX: +81-3-5207-2577

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