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Topical drug delivery systems from 3M

Quality You Can Count On

Topicals are a delicate business. Processing temperatures have to be just right. Proper heating and cooling rates are essential. Mixing methods, speeds and times must be exact. When looking for a manufacturer, your success will depend on a contract manufacturer’s capability to meet your needs with quality. 3M delivers the experience and quality you can count on.
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Designed for Quality

We understand the challenges and the complexities involved with developing, testing, and manufacturing topical medications. We also have an unwavering commitment to quality control and customer satisfaction. From pilot to full-scale commercial manufacturing, we have designed a full range of quality-focused manufacturing resources through the entire life cycle of your topical product.

  • Creams (wide range of viscosities)
  • Gels (wide range of viscosities)
  • Lotions and ointments

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Manufactured for Success

3M has a long-standing reputation of developing practical and ingenious solutions for and with our partners. We’ve been global leaders in drug delivery systems manufacturing for more than 50 years. From development to commercial manufacturing, our custom processes can accommodate even your most complex needs with a focus on your success:

  • Pain-free technology transfer of your drug formulation
  • Experts who clearly understand what it means to meet critical process parameters of your formulation
  • Experience & capability to support scale-up or commercialization
  • Analytical method development, validation, raw material and product testing
  • Trusted manufacturing with global distribution
  • Systems automation for speed & product quality
  • Commercial high-speed packaging lines, with small-dose flexibility
  • Global compliance with current regulatory guidelines

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Get Started

3M delivers the core advantages you need to help ensure your success. We offer a cost-free, no-obligation feasibility study for the first stage of assessment. Contact us to learn more and get started.

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Related Posters, Presentations and Publications

Oral and Topical Sell Sheet - March 2014



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