St. Louis Manufacturing Facility

Our facility in St. Louis, MO, USA supports VWR Custom Manufacturing Services and operates under the Reliable Biopharmaceutical brand, which was acquired by VWR in November 2016. The facility includes 40,000 sq. ft. for manufacturing, an 18,000 sq. ft. warehouse, 5,000 sq. ft. for research and development, and 2,000 sq. ft. for quality control.

High-Purity Ingredient manufacturing

Organic synthesis and purification suite

Core Capabilities

  • Manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and High-Purity Ingredients (HPIs) such as cGMP excipients and advanced intermediates
  • Multi-step organic synthesis, chromatography and crystallization with robust product development

Industry Segments and Applications

  • Production chemicals for Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, and Personal Care markets
  • St. Louis also produces injectable Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)

Major Products

  • Carbohydrates
  • Biological buffers
  • Excipients
  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Quality Systems

  • FDA Registered
  • Compliant to ICH Q7, 21CFR 210-211, IPEC

Quality Control Capabilities and Instrumentation

  • HPLC
  • GC
  • UV Spectroscopy
  • Endotoxin
  • Optical Rotation
  • Karl Fisher
  • Classical Wet Chemistry
  • ICP

Controlled Environment Manufacturing Capabilities

  • High-Potency Isolator
  • Manufacturing and packaging suites are HEPA filtered (equivalent to ISO Class 6, 7 or 8)
  • Closed System Manufacturing