St. Louis, Missouri (Cherokee/T West Facility)

SAFC St. Louis Cherokee/T West facility is SAFC's Center of Excellence for biological buffers, cell culture media components and reagent compound manufacturing used in the biopharmaceutical and diagnostic industries. This chemical production facility consists of intermediate and bulk chemical areas capable of producing a broad range of batch sizes with dedicated packaging facilities operated under Quality Systems based on elements of ICHQ7A GMPs with support activities under ISO9001:2008.

Core Technologies

  • Bulk scale chemical processing systems are multi-use, multi-vessel set up with equipment redundancy
  • Dedicated and segregated packing facilities
  • Custom process capabilities to meet customer requirements for production, testing and packaging

Core Competencies

  • Biological buffers
  • Amino acid derivatives
  • Cell culture components
  • Diagnostic reagent components
  • Pack sizes ranging from 1 gm to > 100 kg
  • Batch sizes up to 2000 kg
  • Chemicals produced have a long history of successful use as components in biopharmaceuticals, cell culture media, diagnostic reagents, life science research and specialty chemical markets

Capabilities/Equipment Overview

  • Provide responsive customer service and unsurpassed quality in our products
  • Multi-scale, robust chemical processes that produce high quality, reproducible biological buffers and biochemical reagents that exhibit high clarity, superior solubility and minimal trace metal content, with lot-to-lot consistency
  • All processes use non-animal derived raw materials
  • Full lot traceability in manufacturing and the supply chain
  • Production processes provide material that is inherently low in bio-burden and endotoxin contaminants
  • Automated fill and packaging equipment for containers ranging from  25 gm to12 kg.
  • Processing equipment in Manufacturing Facility is a multi-use, multi-vessel set up with equipment redundancy and vessel sizes ranging from 750-5,000 gallons
Contact Facility

Facility Address:
3300 South Second Street
St. Louis MO 63118, USA
Tel: 314-286-6689
Toll-Free: (800) 244-1173

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