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​Peter Greven: Essentials for All Your Solid Dose Formulations​

Metallic Soaps & Stearates

Celebrating 100 years, this family business is one of the leading manufacturers of Oleochemical products based on renewable energy and headquartered in Europe. Peter Greven offers a broad range of metallic soaps including calcium stearates, zinc stearates, magnesium stearates, aluminum stearates and lithium stearates. Additionally, the company’s portfolio includes laurates and hydroxy stearates.


High Quality Additives Tailored for the Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Magnesium Stearate
    • #1 excipient used in solid oral dosage forms.
    • Offers very high specific surface area
    • High releasing speed during tablet pressing
  • Stearic Acid
  • Calcium Stearate
  • Zinc Stearate
  • Aluminum Stearate


​LIGAMED® Portfolio Highlights

  • Meet all major pharmacopeia: Ph.Eur, USP/NF, BP, JP, DAB
  • Produced under IPEC-PQG-GMP conditions
  • EXCiPACT certified
  • Available as Kosher and Halal certified grades
  • Offer high specific surface area due to special production process.
  • Outstanding lubricating and separating properties due to fineness
  • Produced on dedicated production lines
  • Lot continuity through continuous controls during production
  • Extraordinary quality and purity


A Commitment to the Planet

At Peter Greven, sustainability and responsible use of natural resources have always been fundamental aspects of the corporate philosophy. All products are based on natural, renewable raw materials.

Striving to keep a focus on sustainability with corporate actions:
  • Responsible Care Global Charter
  • Carbon Footprint
  • EcoVadis Silver
  • Renewable Carbon Initative


Products Based on Certified Palm Oil

In 2022, the LIGAMED® brand went a step further. The product range shifted from conventional to RSPO Mass Balance (MB) Certified fatty acid. All LIGAMED® products are only available as certified grades.


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