Lubrizol is a healthcare product solution partner for medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers who need product development support and drug eluting device solutions.

Lubrizol pharmaceutical solutions produce high performance pharmaceutical ingredients used in a wide range of applications including sustained release oral solid dosage forms, semisolid and liquid formulations, transdermal applications and drug eluting device solutions. Key product brands include Carbopol® polymers, Noveon® polycarbophil, Pathway™ excipients, Pemulen™ polymeric emulsifiers and Transform™ polymer films.

Lubrizol is the only healthcare product solution partner offering comprehensive polymer, formulation and manufacturing capabilities that provide polymer customization, complex drug formulation and contract manufacturing solutions.

Drug/Device Combination Products

Pathway™ excipients: Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) for controlled, sustained drug release in implantable drug delivery and combination products.

Ophthalmic Drug Solutions

The natural protective mechanisms of the human eye can create challenges for drug delivery, and ophthalmic drug products are quickly moving towards more complex systems. Choosing the right excipients and development partner is essential to your success.

Topical and Transdermal Drug Delivery

Versatile and efficient polymers for topical gel, cream, and ointment formulations as well as technologies for transdermal patches.

Oral Care

Carbopol® polymers can be used in oral care applications such as toothpastes and gels, desensitizing and whitening products. 

Oral Liquids

Pharmaceutical ingredients that offer stability of suspensions and emulsions as well as taste masking for oral liquid and suspension applications.

Oral Solid Dose

Controlled release polymers for tablets, capsule, and multiparticulate systems.