10 reasons why

High GMP quality

Our pharmaceutical Quats are manufactured in accordance with cGMP Guide ICH Q7 for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, the highest available standard.

We analyse according to relevant multicompendial pharmacopoeias (eg. Ph.Eur., USP/NF, JP and BP).

Our quality performance is continuously monitored by both customers and authorities, and we strive to continuously improve based on audit feed-back and customer centricity.

High Purity

An innovative synthesis process resulting in high levels of purity make them particularly suited for pharmaceutical applications.

  • Proven record of efficacy against a broad spectrum of microorganisms.
  • Effective through a wide pH range.
  • Odourless and colourless in your formulation.
  • Surface active /adhesive cationic agent.
  • Very stable, proven under ICH Q1 conditions.


Our stable and well-established manufacturing, analytical and quality processes ensure continuous product consistency and availability. Therefore we deliver as promised, on-spec and on time.

The cornerstone of a quality organisation is an effective quality management system. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech’s quality management system is in compliance with DS/EN ISO 9001 in all of our activities.

We operate under the highest available standards, the ICH Q7 guideline for APIs, and we comply with all relevant quality ICH guidelines such as Q1, Q2, Q3A, Q9, Q10, & Q11.


We offer an extensive range of documentation to help you meet the registration and regulatory requirements for your products. This includes multicompendial analysis and access to regulatory documentation.

We ensure the best possible service and fats preparation of documentation, such as Drug Master Files. To further facilitate your drug registration requirements, we offer access to our Certificate of Suitability according to the Monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia for benzalkonium chloride and cetrimide.

Secure global supply chain

Every successful product needs a secure supply chain. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S can help by ensuring dependable availability and a continuous supply of products. Our delivery and stock policy is designed to meet the most demanding and urgent requirements, and on-stock pharmaceutical products can be shipped within a week. We offer a range of products in a variety of packing solutions, meeting demands for small and large packaging.

Customers can rely on our:

  • Adherence to the EU guidelines on Good Distribution Practice (cGDP) for API’s
  • Precision delivery
  • Consistent high quality
  • Certification as a known consignor supplier

Global regulatory compliance

Both Novo Nordisk and Novo Nordisk Pharmatech are regularly audited by major and minor pharmaceutical companies and inspected by the Danish Medicine Agency.

Our comprehensive documentation and services include:

  • ISO 9001 Certificate
  • GMP Certificate from the Danish Medicine Agency
  • Certificate of Analysis (current version of pharmacopoeias)
  • Customer audits
  • Declarations, statements (stability, residual solvents, TSE/BSE, GMO, allergens, elemental impurities, etc.)
  • Change Notification
  • Answering of questionnaires
  • Process flowchart
  • Packaging details
  • Quality assurance agreements on Novo Nordisk Pharmatech template

Wide range of applications

A proven record of efficacy against a broad spectrum of microorganisms makes our Quats very effective through a wide pH range.

Proven under ICH Q1 conditions, the products are very stable and can therefore be used in a wide range of applications such as ophthalmic, nasal sprays, topical products, oral/dental products, vaccines, medical devices, veterinary and other applications that require high purity and quality.

Embracing a circular mindset

Our new environmental strategy, Circular for Zero, sets out targets and milestones for the next 10 years of this journey. Our ambition is bold and simple: to have zero environmental impact.

We will collaborate proactively with suppliers to embed a circular mindset for reduced environmental impact across our value chain and switch towards circular sourcing and procurement.

We will eliminate the environmental footprint from our operations and drive a circular transition across the company to achieve our zero environmental impact ambition.

We will upgrade existing and design new products based on circular principles and solve the end-of-life product waste challenge to close the resource loop.

Read more about our environmental work here.

Sustainability and triple bottom line

Novo Nordisk is a member of the UN Global Compact and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBSCD). As a fully owned subsidiary, we follow the general policies of Novo Nordisk for sustainability, business ethics and code of conduct.

We believe that a healthy economy, environment and society are fundamental to long-term business success. This is why we manage our business in accordance with the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) business principle, conducting activities in a financially, environmentally and socially responsible way.

More than 70 years of experience

More than 70 years in the manufacturing of quats guarantees the best solution for your application.

Our own highly qualified personal work continuously on product development and improving documentation to suit your needs.

This expertise – together with product and documentation availability and global compliance – has made Novo Nordisk Pharmatech a preferred supplier leading pharmaceutical companies worldwide.

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