First derived from dog liver cells and then approved for medical use in 1936, Heparin is an anticoagulant prescribed to treat a variety of conditions where clotting can create serious complications. The majority of heparin used in the world is now derived from porcine sources.

Available for formulations

Porcine heparin from Pfizer CentreOne is available for general pharmaceutical applications: 

  • Porcine heparin

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Specifications

Chemical name Sort descending CAS# Compendial Formula Molar mass
Porcine heparin sodium USP Cas # - 9005-49-6 Compendial - USP, Canada
Formula -  

C26H41NO34S4

Molar mass - 1134.9 g/mol

Why partner with Pfizer CentreOne for API supply?

Pfizer CentreOne’s Kalamazoo, Michigan plant has been Pfizer’s center of hormone and steroid manufacturing excellence for decades. In fact, our team produces approximately 1 million kg of API every year at this cGMP certified and fully accredited API manufacturing facility.

We understand the importance of reliable API supply – unpredictable supply is not an option for essential medicine. Our partnerships with customers are based on trust and transparency and we provide strength through our experience.

Our track record is our strongest asset, and this means our customers can count on us for their critical API supply. 

When you choose to partner with Pfizer CentreOne, you are purchasing more than API, you are investing in your product’s future. Our team delivers:

  • Reliable API supply at flexible commercial volumes
  • Industry-leading EHS and compliance track record
  • Advanced, efficient and environmentally friendly chemistries and processes
  • Regulatory support to enable your product’s success  
  • Robust, low-risk internal supply chain from raw material to API
  • Transparent timelines and a responsive, dedicated customer support team
  • Drug product development and manufacturing services
  • Experienced teams backed by world-class Pfizer quality manufacturing systems – 25% of Kalamazoo colleagues are in dedicated quality roles 
  • A track record you can trust 

Related API products

Pfizer CentreOne offers a comprehensive range of API compounds and intermediates for drug product developers and manufacturers.

Dexamethasone
Enviero Progesterone*
Hydrocortisone
Progesterone 
Prostaglandins 
Steroid Intermediates 
Testosterone

*Enviero progesterone, the first compound to be launched from Pfizer CentreOne’s green-chemistry program, features no metal catalysts and offers a 70% reduction in carbon footprint versus our traditional processes.

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