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BASF Transfers Pharma Ingredient Kolliphor Production from U.S. to Germany

1:56 PM MDT | May 9, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF says it will transfer the pharmaceutical production of Kolliphor TPGS manufactured at the company’s Kankakee, IL site, to its Minden, Germany, facility. Kolliphor TPGS is a water-soluble derivative of vitamin E commonly used in pharmaceutical and nutritional formulations and in cosmetics. It also has plasticizing effects that are beneficial for emerging platform technologies in the pharmaceutical industry such as hot melt extrusion, the company says. The transition is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2014.   “The relocation...

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