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    BASF is approved to supply generic Epadel (Ethyl Icosapentate) in Japan

    Over two decades ago BASF introduced to the market Omacor®/Lovaza, the first FDA and EU approved omega-3 based prescription drug. Our product is now represented in over 80 countries. We became world leaders in high-concentrate Omega-3 fatty acids for pharmaceuticals.

    Leveraging world leading expertise, BASF is supplying Maxomega EPA97 to serve the generic Epadel (ethyl icosapentate) market in Japan. We offer Maxomega EPA97 to our customers worldwide, for the following approved drug products:

    • Japan “Epadel”
    • US “Vascepa”
    BASF delivers premium products
    Long history of production and delivery of Omacor®/LovazaTM, the first FDA and EU approved omega-3 based prescription drug
    World leading expertise, experience & support for: Analysis, regulatory control, production and supply
    Long-term strategic commitment to the business

    MaxomegaTM EPA 97 EE

    MaxomegaTM EPA 97 EE contains a minimum of 96,5% EPA.

    Chemically Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester (Ethyl Icosapentate), this API complies with the Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JP) and is documented in a JMF.

    What we offer

    We have over 20 years of production and research experience in omega-3 based pharmaceuticals. We offer our partners the following:

    • A well-established, global network of partners
    • Unrivalled service expertise & experience in value chain management, regulatory services and quality management for pharmaceutical omega-3s
    • A well-protected technology allowing for the environmentally-friendly production of Maxomega EPA 97 EE at exceptional purity levels
    Photo: Omega-3 Oil from 30% to 90% purity

    Research & Development

    20 years of experience in pharma

    Value-Chain Management

    Trusted collaboration with our partners

    GMP sites

    ALL IN-HOUSE: Streamlined production process covers the full cycle from crude oil to concentrates and capsules

    Sustainability & Traceability

    Our product – made from fish oil – can be traced along the entire value chain, back to healthy fish stocks

    Regulatory Affairs

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