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April 20 2022, David R Brown

OXITENO and HARKE Pharma start strategic partnership in Europe

OXITENO S.A. Indústria e Comércio, a Brazilian company and leader in the production of surfactants and specialty chemicals, and HARKE Pharma, part of the international HARKE GROUP with headquarters in Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany, have announced a strategic partnership to cooperate for the marketing of the OXIPURITY® 4000 line in Eastern Europe, Nordics, Turkey, Netherlands, Italy and Slovenia.

Partnering with HARKE, a strong distributor and services provider for the Pharmaceuticals industry, offers great opportunities for our OXIPURITY® products

Fabiana Marra
Global Head of Performance Products at OXITENO

The OXIPURITY® 4000 line are pharmaceutical grade Polyethylene Glycols, according to the EP monograph, manufactured in compliance to EXCiPACT® GMP. It includes a variety of Polyethylene Glycols (PEG 300, 400, 600, 1000, 1500, 3350, 4000, 6000 and 8000) used for binding, as plasticizer, solubilizer and lubricant in several pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Daniel Burchart, HARKE GROUP Board Member Life Sciences and Managing Director HARKE Pharma GmbH commented: “We are proud that we could establish a cooperation with OXITENO, the leading producer of PEGs in the Americas. The OXIPURITY® range in pharmaceutical quality is complementary to our portfolio of excipients and APIs.”

Fabiana Marra, Global Head of Performance Products, added, “Oxiteno is continuously working to expand its Nutrition & Health portfolio to support the challenges our clients face and offer solutions and new tools to address society's evolving health, nutrition and care needs. Europe is a key market for our Pharma business, and partnering with HARKE, a strong distributor and services provider for the Pharmaceuticals industry, offers great opportunities for our OXIPURITY® products, and great benefits for clients and their formulations.”

HARKE GROUP is an experienced chemical and pharmaceutical distributor, contract packer, services and solution provider with a strong footprint in Europe and Asia. For more than 50 years, the group is #ConnectingWorldMarkets on 4 continents, in more than 60 countries, for more than 30 industries through its skilled technical sales, formulation and logistics experts in 16 subsidiaries. The broad portfolio of high-quality products from solid principals covers the areas of Life Sciences, Home & PersonalCare, I&I, Chemistry, Coatings, Plastics & Polymers, Plastic Products, Packaging & Services and Imaging. With a proven track record, 4 laboratories, 3 contract packing sites and more than 40,000 deliveries per year, HARKE is taking over full responsibility along the whole value chain according to its principle #OnePartnerOneResponsibility. As family-owned company in the 2nd generation with business relationships that exist in part as long as the group itself, and the passion of its employees #TheRightChemistry is more than just a slogan for HARKE, but rather a lived corporate philosophy. The company group offers effective, sustainable and dependable solutions agile and fast.

Source(s): HARKE Press Release

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