Excipients for Drug Formulation

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The perfect solution for every skincare challenge

BASF offers an unparalleled portfolio of excipients for topical formulations, enabling customers to create the ideal skin delivery solution for each and every application. We are committed to maintaining the highest level of quality across the product spectrum. Our range of solubilizers and penetration enhancers supports effective delivery of the target API, which is a key priority when designing any dermatological product. At the same time, we have focused on improving the mildness of formulations. And by extensively analyzing, refining, and enhancing the sensorial effects of each ingredient class, we can help our customers create products that increase patient compliance. In addition, BASF works closely with leading global organizations on the design, evaluation and microstructure of semi-solid formulations.

Experience and expertise
BASF is the global market leader in dermatological ingredients. Our premium solutions are based on 150 years of industry experience in oleochemistry.


GMP production and regulatory support
BASF's pharmaceutical-grade dermatology products satisfy all the relevant regulatory requirements. Our integrated quality management is certified in line with the highest quality standards – providing you with products you can trust.

Tailored customer service
Our in-depth expertise and understanding of the dermatology industry enables us to offer tailored solutions and customized excipients if required.


  • Key industry partner, with a broad dermatological ingredients portfolio
  • Extensive expertise and understanding of topical products
  • Innovative breakthroughs such as improved delivery systems
  • Meets the highest regulatory and quality requirements

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