High-quality ingredients are important for the production of safe and reliable pharmaceuticals. You need purity, consistency, and precision for your ingredients to guarantee the same in your final products.

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Generic or store-brand drugs are made from the same ingredients and deliver the same results as their name brand counterparts, all while being priced more affordably for the consumer. Brenntag ingredients such as amino acids, calcium carbonates, and waxes can be found in many generic drugs and help keep costs down for the consumer.

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Nasal sprays applications have a wide variety of uses within the medical field, such as relieving cold symptoms, treating allergies, or help clear the nose from sinus infections. Brenntag's safe and effective preservatives and antiseptics can be found in multiple nasal sprays on the market.

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Opthalmic solutions or eye drops, as they are more commonly know, help lubricate the eye and treat ocular bacterial infections. Brenntag's line of antiseptic ingredients included in saline solutions helps your vision stay at 20/20.

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Optic solutions are an effective way of relieving dry, itchy, and red eyes by washing out bacteria and harmful materials. Brenntag produces only the safest ingredients for saline eye drop solutions.

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Many drug manufacturers depend on Brenntag for their safe ingredients, just like those who trust in reliable medicine for their health. Brenntag develops only the safest ingredients for more beneficial medicine.

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Brenntag works with some of the biggest drug manufacturers to create prescription drugs that affect countless people's lives. No matter what the application, Brenntag's precision in producing ingredients for tablet coatings, antioxidants, or capsule waxes has made them a dependable source in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Using surgical wipes containing Chlorhexidine Gluconate before procedures have become common practice in the medical industry today. Brenntag produces Chlorhexidine Gluconate for surgical wipes and also in mouthwashes and other disinfectant solutions.

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Brenntag develops ingredients such as waxes and Titanium Dioxides for tablet coatings and capsules to protect drugs before their release within the user.

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At Brenntag, we are the preferred distribution partner in the pharmaceutical, veterinary, and healthcare industries.

In today’s highly sensitive and competitive pharmaceutical market, you can’t take chances with your choice of supplier for excipients, atypical actives, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. You need pure, stable, and effective ingredients to ensure the safety and effectiveness of your products. Global health scares and problems with the quality of medicines have healthcare professionals, insurance companies, and customers alike on-edge. The only way to guarantee consistent production every time is to start with the best high-quality ingredients available.

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We are a top distributor of binders, colorants, excipients, fillers, intermediates, lubricants, minerals, processed chemicals, solvents, atypical actives, and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) in the United States. We're proud to offer you a broad range of ingredients destined for the production of all types of pharmaceuticals.

  • Acidulants (Citric Acid EP/USP)
  • Antacid APIs (Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Hydroxide)
  • Antimicrobal and Antibacertial (Benzalkonium Chloride, Cetrimide)
  • Buffer APIs
  • Coating Agents
  • Disintegration Agents
  • Emulsifying Agents
  • Flavors and Sweeteners
  • Fragrances
  • Solubility Enhancing Materials (Alpha, Beta, Gamma Cyclodextrins)
  • Stearates
  • Taste Making Agents (Alpha, Beta, Gamma Cyclodextrins)
  • Vitamins
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Your Business Deserves the Best

At Brenntag, we’ve built our reputation on providing quality chemicals to our North American customers for decades. We exceed your expectations with class-leading service, support, and product range. You can choose from our wide range of pharmaceuticals, including chemicals, active ingredients, and excipients. To satisfy the needs of our customers, we offer:

  • After-sales support
  • Competitive pricing
  • Fast shipping
  • Friendly, knowledgeable sales staff
  • Quick availability

You won’t find this level of service from just any chemical distributor. It takes a leading pharmaceutical expert with a global reach and a keen understanding of the North American market to keep pace with your business. We take the time to understand the requirements of your company and supply the active ingredients and pharmaceutical chemicals you need to keep your customers satisfied. Don’t take chances with the quality of your pharmaceutical chemicals or risk a late delivery by turning to an unproven distributor. Instead, let our team here at Brenntag North America share our years of experience in supplying the types and quantities of pharmaceutical chemicals, active ingredients, and excipients you need, when you need them.


When you trust Brenntag as your partner, you are benefiting from our global experience and industry-leading position as a pharmaceutical chemical and excipients distributor. Based on a global network of suppliers, we procure the highest-quality pharmaceutical ingredients on the market.

Contact us today to find out more about our pharmaceutical product offerings, with any questions, or if we can assist you with a specific application.

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