Functional ingredients

Functional ingredients
Product Description

Bioavailability enhancers
Our drug facilitators target and enhance bioavailability to help support the activity of your active ingredients.

Antioxidants
Our antioxidants can be used to improve the stability of your pharmaceutical formulation. In addition, due to their role in suppressing nitrosamine formation, our ascorbic acid and α-tocopherol antioxidants are offering drug manufacturers the opportunity to address nitrosamine risk mitigation with confidence.

Colorants
DSM is a leading provider of colorant solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. Our portfolio contains a wide range of high performance natural-source and nature-based carotenoids. 

DSM

  • CH
  • 2015
    On CPHI since
  • 1
    Certificates
  • 5000+
    Employees
Company types
Manufacturer/Innovator
Primary activities
API Producer

DSM

  • CH
  • 2015
    On CPHI since
  • 1
    Certificates
  • 5000+
    Employees
Company types
Manufacturer/Innovator
Primary activities
API Producer

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