Seqens Cosmetics has built a wide, comprehensive and cutting edge offer for the cosmetic market sourced in pharmaceutics and fine chemistry know-hows. Already established as the worldwide leader for salicylic acid thanks to the pharmaceutical grade, The group has a strong penetration of the cosmetic market, as salicylic acid is widely used in anti-aging and hair care products.

Functional care & ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Seqens Cosmetics has dramatically broaden its product portfolio, both in the functional care and active ingredients, with a special focus on fine chemistry, botanicals and biotechnologies.

Further than portfolio products, Seqens offers best in class services in

  • Botanical
  • Biotech ingredients
  • Fine chemistry

With the highest quality standards coupled with flexibility and agility. Seqens DNA is in perfect line with the cosmetic market actual and future drivers, such as sustainable development, excellence in product manufacturing, analytics, safety and regulatory, and  digital.

Our range

Our locations

Address ZI de Limay 2, 8 Rue de Rouen
78440 Porcheville
Phone +33 1 34 79 57 00
Market Pharmaceutical, Specialty Ingredients & Cosmetics
Email ContactSeqensPCV@seqens.com
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Surface: 40, 000 m²

Lab surface: 2, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 4 kilo-labs
  • 2 cGMP pilot plants with 11 multipurpose reactors from 100 L to 2, 800 L (total capacity of 12 m³)
  • Temperature range: -15/+150°C  (hastelloy reactor: -80/+200°C)
  • 3 finishing rooms (agitated filter dryers, filters, dryers, milling and sieving equipments)

Flagship technologies:

  • Crystallization expertise and technologiesd(salt, co-crystal and polymorph screenings, process development)
  • Process Safety expertise and tecnologies
  • Flow chemistry for fine chemicals
  • Potent API process development
  • Genotoxic Impurities
  • Issue Management
  • Generic A.P.I Solid state expertise

Last inspection: ANSM  October 2018

Certification: GMP

Number of scientists: 110

Other: Ecosystem Pharma with integrated services

Porcheville 360° Tour 
http://www.sweeb.fr/dev/porcheville/Porcheville.html

Address 70 Allée Graham Bell
30000 Nîmes
Phone +33 4 66 70 64 64
Market Pharmaceutical, Specialty Ingredients & Cosmetics
Email seqensrdnimesinfo@seqens.com
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Surface: 1, 000 m²

Lab surface: 500 m²

Capacities:

  • 1 kilo-lab in fermentation (80 L total capacity)
  • Robotic platform for highthroughput screening (HTS)
  • Analytical platform for chromatography (GC, GC-MS, U-HPLC)

Flagship technologies: 

  • Protein engineering
  • Microbiology aerobic & anaerobic
  • Syngas fermentation
  • Enzymes & strains fermentation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biocatalysis
  • Design of experiments (DoE)
  • Data mining

Number of scientists: 19

Address ESTER Technopole, 6 allée Skylab
87068 Limoges
Business Line Active, Functional & Services
Phone +33 5 55 35 05 35
Market Cosmetics
Email info.cometics@seqens.com
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Surface: 2, 000 m²

Lab surface: 70 m²

Capabilities: 4, 570 L of cosmetics reactors (80 L to 1 400 L)

Flagship technologies: Botanical extraction

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ECOCERT/COSMOS

Number of scientists: 3

Address All Saints Refinery, Cargo Fleet Road, Cleveland,
TS3 6AF Middlesbrough
Business Line Solvent Recovery
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email info.CS@seqens.com
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Surface: 68, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 48 plate distillation column
  • 18 plate distillation column
  • 4 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-30m³ capacity with distillation columns attached (6-30 plates)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Etherification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification.

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation,
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols,
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001:
  • ISO 14001
Address Road 11 CF Fertilizer Process Park
TS23 1PY Billingham
Business Line Solvent Recovery
Phone +44 1642 248555
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email info.CS@seqens.com
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Surface: 42, 000 m²

Capabilities:

  • 3 reaction vessels (316 L and Duplex 2205) of 25-35 m³ capacity with associated distillation columns of 6-30 plates
  • Glass lined reaction vessel (14 m³)

Flagship technologies:

 Primary Reactions

  • Esterification
  • Etherification
  • Epoxidation
  • Methylation/Methyl chloride capping
  • Quaternisation
  • Transeterification.

Secondary reactions

  • Acetal formation
  • Acetylation
  • Aldol condensation,
  • Alkylation
  • Diels-Alder
  • Hydrolysis
  • Isomerisation
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation

Solvent Recovery

  • Alcohols,
  • Amines
  • Aromatic solvents
  • Esters
  • Glycols
  • Ketones
  • Organic acids

Certifications:

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
Address Plateforme Chimique, Rue Gaston Monmousseau, CS 50032, Lieu-dit le Roussillon
38556 Roussillon
Business Line Salicylic Acid & Methyl Salicylate
Phone +33 4 26 99 18 00
Market Pharmaceutical
Email Accueil@seqens.com
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Capabilities:

  • 20 kt Salicylic ACid
  • 6 kt Methyl Salicilate

Last inspections:

  • ANSM, February 2018
  • FDA, June 2016
  • ISO, March 2018

Certifications:

  • cGMP
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • OHSAS 18001
  • ISO 22000
  • Kosher,
  • Halal
Address 16 Song Lin Shan Road, Zhenjiang New Area, Zhenjiang Jiangsu
212006 Zhenjiang
Business Line Salicylic Acid & Methyl Salicylate
Market Pharmaceutical
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Surface: 50, 000 m²

Lab surface: 100 m²

Capabilities: 

  • 9 KT Salicylic Acid
  • 6 KT Methyl Salicylate

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
Address 34, rue Gilbert Bize – B.P. 20015, La Madeleine
54410 Laneuveville-devant-Nancy
Business Line Sodium bicarbonate & Soda Ash
Phone +33 3 83 18 44 45
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email Brigitte.Klein@seqens.com
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Last inspection: ANSM 2017

Certifications: 

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 50001
  • OSHAS 18001
  • Excipact
  • FCA
Address 20 Tembusu Avenue
627536 Singapore
Business Line Sodium Bicarbonate
Phone 62 816 1149702
Market Specialty Ingredients
Email contact.novabay@seqens.com
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Certifications: 

  • ISO 90001
  • FSSC 22000
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • HACCP
Address Expansia, Route d'Avignon
30390 Aramon
Business Line Contract Manufacturing
Phone +33 4 66 57 01 01
Market Pharmaceutical
Email Accueil@seqens.com
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Capabilities: 

  • 100 m³ of GMP reactors
  • 50 L – 10 000 L vessels

Flagship technologies: 

  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Large-scale hydrogenation
  • Diborane chemistry
  • Ethylene oxide reactions
  • Biocatalysis platform
  • Polymer production (PLGA)
  • Enzymatic synthesis Skraup reactions
Address Raiffeisenstraße 4
77933 Lahr
Business Line Custom Manufacturing, APIs & Intermediates
Phone 49 7821 585 0
Market Pharmaceutical
Email info-lahr@seqens.com
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Surface: 48, 000 m²

Lab surface: 700 m²

Capabilities:

  • Total reactor capacity: 92 m³
  • Reaction vessels: 1 to 6 300 L; temperature  -80°C to +250 °C
  • Multi-purpose state of the art cGMP facilty: 4 independent, vertical integrated production trains 800 L train, 2 x 3 000 L trains plus 1 x 3 000 L low temperature hydrogenation reactor and 6 000 L train
  • Classic two-floor layout Facility: 20 vessels with capacity between 800 and 6 000 L (glaslined and SS)
  • Autoclaves (operational range up to 100 bar)
  • Kilo-Lab: 3 reactors: 25 / 100 / 250 L

Flagship technologies:

  • Hydrogenation
  • Reductive amination
  • Organometallic reactions
  • Protected AADs (Aminoacid derivatives)
  • Carbonylation & Hydroformylation
  • Pressure aminolysis, other reactions under pressure
  • Cryogenic chemistry
  • Enantiopure synthesis
  • Cyanation high volumes (NaCN) C-C coupling
  • Reductions
  • Halogenation

Last inspections:

  • FDA 2018
  • German Pharma Authority 2018

Certifications:

  • GMP
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 50001

Number of scientists: 25