Process Safety

As a drug substance is developed, it is essential to identify and mitigate potential risks and hazards associated with active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and the chemical processes involved throughout a product’s lifecycle. Otherwise, reactions can create unsafe conditions, contributing to a range of negative consequences.

At Cambrex, API process safety is a critical element in our custom API development services and a top priority to ensure that our operations are as safe and reliable as possible. Our experts offer comprehensive API process safety services and a variety of calorimetric and analytical methods to characterize and minimize risk throughout the process. We work closely with your team to understand your specific needs and challenges and develop customized API process safety solutions. Whether you need help with API process safety design, process hazard analysis or help to ensure a safe process while working with high-potency APIs, we have the resources and technical expertise to develop customized solutions that meet your unique safety challenges.

Our API process safety capabilities and equipment include:

  • Advanced Reactive System Screening Tool (ARSST™)
  • Microcalorimetry
  • Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
  • Thermogravimetry analysis (TGA)
  • Heat flow calorimetry (HFCal)
  • EasyMax™ studies
  • API or intermediate use tests


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Looking for a partner that balances passion with painstaking attention to detail? Speak to one of our API process safety experts about how we can help.

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