Lubrizol Life Science Health

Company Description: The Health business of Lubrizol Life Science (LLS Health), in partnership with customers, advances solutions inspiring a healthier life. We specialize in helping clients from idea to execution by offering innovative polymers and excipients, as well as best-in-class contract development and manufacturing services. Our long history of polymer expertise and continued investment in research and manufacturing means we offer you and your customers a smooth and streamlined approach to innovative healthcare solutions.


Our pharmaceutical grade Carbopol® polymers, Noveon® polycarbophil, and Pemulen™ polymers are used in a wide range of applications, including:

  • Sustained release oral solids
  • Topical semisolids and liquids
  • Transdermal patches
  • Oral liquids
  • Drug-eluting devices (Pathway™ thermoplastic polyurethane)

These excipients have been used in both Rx and OTC products for decades to impart critical functionalities, such as mucoadhesion, rheology modification, and controlled drug release.

Additionally, our Apinovex™ and Apisolex™ polymers function as solubility and bioavailability enhancers in oral solid and injectable applications, respectively.


We offer end-to-end contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) services. For over 20 years, we’ve partnered with clients to overcome formulation challenges and help get their products to market. Our FDA-inspected facility in Bethlehem, PA features clinical and commercial manufacturing suites to accommodate vials, bottles, syringes, and non-traditional dosage forms.  Our focus areas include:

  • Solubility and Bioavailability Enhancement
  • Long-Acting Injectables and Implantables
  • Aseptic Manufacturing/Sterile Fill-Finish
  • Biologics
  • Highly Potent APIs and Controlled Substances


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