EFCG – European Fine Chemicals Group


Mainly active pharmaceutical ingredients & excipients, agrochemicals and their intermediates.
Founded in 2004, EFCG is the forum and the voice of the European Fine Chemicals manufacturers. We are a non-profit international sector group within Cefic, the Brussels-based European Chemical Industry Council which represents 29,000 large, medium and small chemical companies in Europe, directly providing 1.2 million jobs and accounting for 17% of world chemical production.
EFCG membership consists of 35 companies located all over Europe and 4 national industry associations.

 

CHAIR
S. Denzinger (Merck KGaA)

 

SUBSTANCES
Core substances: Fine chemicals (Pharma and Agriculture), intermediates

 

MEMBERSHIP
39 Full Members:
Albemarle (BE), Allessa (DE), Alzchem Trotsberg (DE), BASF (DE), Borregaard (NL), Bracco Imaging (IT), Briar Chemicals (UK), CABB (CH), CalaChem (UK), Cerbios (CH), Contract Chemicals (UK),  Dipharma (IT), ESIM Chemicals (AU), Euticals (IT), Evonik (DE), F.I.S. (IT), Flamma (IT), Grace (DE), Helsinn (CH), Hovione FarmaCiencia (PT), Lonza (CH), Merck KGaA (DE), Novasep (FR), Olon (IT), Procos (IT), Robinson Brothers (UK), Roquette (Fr), Saltigo (DE), Schirm (DE), Seqens (FR), Seratec (FR), Siegfried (CH), Solvay (FR), Vertellus (UK), WeylChem (DE)

Including 4 Trade Associations: Afaquim (ES), Aschimfarma (IT), BioPharmaChem Ireland (IE),  SICOS (FR)

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Preventing counterfeiting of pharma APIs & Excipients
  • Falsified Medicines Directive: improve its implementation
  • Addressing issues of raw material shortages
  • GDUFA (Generic Drug User Fee Amendment in USA) negotiation and implementation monitoring
  • Voluntary Guidelines for the manufacture of ISO-regulated, non-GMP Fine Chemical substances
  • Innovation: development of support services
  • REACH Intermediates/Strictly Controlled Conditions: advocacy for better regulation and enforcement
  • Cooperation with other EU & US trade associations on common sectoral issues

 

For more information:
efcg.cefic.org

TEAM

Manager

Maggie Saykali
+32.2.436.94.70
msa@cefic.be

Assistant

Myriam Goffin
+32.2.436.94.56
mgo@cefic.be