Lactic acids and minerals for human health

With over 80 years of experience as a supplier to the medical nutrition, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical sectors, Corbion understands that quality is paramount in these industries.

Quality comes first

With over 80 years of experience as a supplier to the medical nutrition, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical sectors, Corbion understands that quality is paramount in these industries.

That understanding has shaped the compelling combination of proven, biobased lactic acids, lactates, and gluconates we offer, as well as the outstanding customer service that backs them up. And our backwards-integrated supply chain helps you get your quality products to market faster.

As an innovative collaborator, Corbion provides technologies that allow our partners to stand out in a competitive market. Today, we use the very latest white biotechnology techniques in the creation of a portfolio of pharma-grade sodium lactate-based products like no other.


Learn more about what sets our lactic acid, lactates and gluconates apart:

Exacting production processes

At Corbion, our products meet the highest standards for quality and are compliant with the most stringent regulations. They are produced under cGMP conditions, with tight control of supply chain and processes, from start to finish. We also ensure conformance with all the latest quality standards, including low endotoxin and aluminum levels.

Beyond our products, we also offer our customers extensive support. Our highly experienced and knowledgeable global team can help you navigate the complexities of the highly regulated and demanding pharma industry, helping you stay ahead of regulatory change.


Vital quality & regulatory support

When we partner with you, our aim is to help you complete quality and regulatory processes smoothly and successfully. Our dedicated experts help you deliver consistently high-quality products manufactured to the latest regulatory standards, and support you in the preparation of key documentation.
Corbion is currently the only supplier of calcium lactate with a Certificate of Suitability (CEP) granted by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines in Strasbourg. Calcium lactate can be registered as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient as well as an excipient.

cGMP compliance with International Convention on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) Q7 'Good Manufacturing Practice Guidance for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)' standards aligned with the concepts established by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) (ISO 9000 standards).
We are also registered with the European Union (EU) Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) from 1 June 2007; as well as the latest Biocidal Products Regulation (EU BPR 528/2012).


Securing the global supply chain

We continually strive to optimize our supply chain network by improving consistency and service reliability no matter where you are in the world. Our goal is maximum peace of mind for you.

Finding ways to continuously improve our delivery times and reliability is always top of mind at Corbion, and our supply chain operation is supported by standardized documentation to further increase our responsiveness to customers.

Incident prevention is a high priority throughout our entire supply chain, supported by an extensive safety program, ongoing quality initiatives, and a maintenance program, as well as established risk identification and mitigation procedures.

If the unthinkable happens, we have emergency response plans, crisis management procedures, and business continuity plans in place to minimize any impact to our customers. We know that security of supply is critical, which is why we optimize the resilience of our supply chains with back-up alternatives and multiple production locations.


Lactic acids for parenteral & dialysis solutions

Our pharma-grade natural L (+) lactic acid (and derivatives like PURASAL S/PF sodium lactates) are ideal active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for parenteral applications, including intravenous preparations (IV) and dialysis. Our calcium gluconate is also used as an API to help address a variety of conditions, including milk fever in cattle and hypocalcemia in humans.


Lactates and gluconates for nutraceuticals & supplements

Corbion's family of natural, biobased minerals and electrolytes delivers important nutrients across a wide range of nutraceutical supplements, in addition to enhancing clinical and medical nutrition. Suitable for use in applications such as tablets, liquid supplements, and lozenges, our sodium lactate and calcium gluconate minerals help you deliver high-performance products that appeal to consumers.


Upcoming Events

Explore unmatched Pharma quality with Corbion at CPhI Milan 2024  - October 08-10, 2024

Discover the unparalleled quality that defines Corbion's legacy in the pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical sectors for over 80 years. Join us at CPHI Milan 2024 to explore our compelling portfolio of proven, biobased lactic acids, lactates, and gluconates. Visit our team of experts at their booth and secure your success with Corbion's exceptional customer service and robust global supply chain. 


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