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.
Porcine heparin from Pfizer CentreOne is available for general pharmaceutical applications:
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:
Pfizer CentreOne offers a comprehensive range of API compounds and intermediates for drug product developers and manufacturers.
*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.