Production Chemicals

From discovery to delivery, Avantor is a global manufacturer and distributor of high quality products, services and solutions to professionals in the life sciences and advanced technologies industries. We focus on the things that are essential to you, providing exceptional convenience, collaboration and customisation to help ensure your success.

Our channel brand, VWR, part of Avantor, offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimised for the way you do business. Through our global e-commerce platform, you can access our own brands as well as those from thousands of other manufacturers, so you can get exactly what you need to support your processes.

Every day VWR delivers to customers who rely on us to get the right product to them at the right time, with the right documentation. We also have a long history of servicing requests for custom products, be it for vaccine production, drug manufacture, clinical chemistry, cleanroom products, or milk testing kits. The capability to do this is based on many production sites in Europe and the US. The approach applied to our VWR Chemicals brand also goes into our products for production customers, namely good quality materials supplied at a competitive price. Below is a summary of what we can do, but if you would like to know more then just ask to speak to your local account manager or sales specialist. 

Production Chemicals for Biopharma

VWR’s portfolio of production biochemicals can fulfill requirements for upstream and downstream applications all the way through final formulation and filling into small volume vials.

Production & Customised Products

VWR's range of products and services for production supplies supports customers in manufacturing, assembling and production operations.

Pharmacopoeia Grade

VWR offers a wide range of pharmacopoeia-compliant materials, all fully tested and documented to the required standards.

Cleaning Solutions

VWR stock standard 50%, 40%, 35%, 32% and 30% solutions ready to use and in various grades. Ask for a custom format if required.

Analytical Grade Reagents

A range of high purity reagents suitable for a variety of analytical techniques.

Technical Grade Reagents

These products come with a limited specification, and are intended for non critical processes.

Reag. Ph. Analytical Reagents

VWR offers an extensive range of products specified according to pharmacopoeia methods for analytical testing.


Food Grade Chemicals

The extensive specification offered by Merck on its production chemicals often includes the Food Chemical Codex (FCC) E number. Don’t hesitate to look for different chemicals to see if they are available

VWR Custom Manufacturing Services

VWR takes care of sourcing, production, testing and documentation of your chemicals. We manufacture what you need.