APIs and intermediates

API and intermediates

Evonik is a supplier of high-quality generic API, intermediates and phosphonium salts used in chemical synthesis.

We offer an unrivalled combination of choice, quality and availability. As a committed partner to the pharmaceutical industry, we are perfectly placed to help you streamline your processes and reduce your time-to-market.

Experts in generic Api

Our range of generic API is backed by an unrivalled track record for quality, reliability and safety. We can draw on decades of experience, state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and a truly global network, so you can be sure of consistently outstanding generic API.

Our approach to safety is just as thorough and comprehensive. Each stage of production complies with applicable national and international regulations, and fulfills our strict internal safety standards. As a result, you benefit from the very best product quality and safety – for smoother processes, greater certainty and less risk.

Specialists in intermediates

Evonik supplies a broad range of intermediates to the pharmaceutical industry. Many of our intermediates are based on amino acids – which act as valuable precursor compounds for chiral substances – or benzophenones. We also offer extensive expertise in the manufacture and purification of derivatives of a variety of readily available L-amino acids.

In terms of API applications, we specialize in Wittig synthesis for pharmaceutical applications, and in intermediates for benzodiazepines.

APIs and intermediates

Find further information on our portfolio of API, intermediates, amino acids as nutrients and excipients.

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Keto acids
Keto acids

- High quality supply of keto acids used for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)


- CHD gold standard for antiseptics and disinfectants in the pharmaceutical industry

APIs and intermediates
Controlled substance API

- Production of benzodiazepines such as 
Lorazepam and Lormetazepam

Amino acid API
Amino acid API

L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate (LOLA) for liver treatment both as API and nutraceutical


- Broad range of intermediates and phosphonium salts

Amino acid bulding blocks
Amino acid building blocks

- Amino acids and derivatives for the synthesis of API


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