Pharma Acetates

Niacet’s pharma acetates used in the production of insulin, dialysis fluids, and phosphate binders

Additionally, our products are used in the production of antibiotics, various pharmaceutical intermediates, enzymes and vitamins.

There is a strong focus on quality control and product excellence, and all of our products for the pharmaceutical industry conform to USP and European Pharmacopoeia.

Our manufacturing of products calcium acetate and sodium acetate trihydrate at Tiel, NL site is certified by the Health Care Inspectorate – Pharmaceutical Affairs Medical Technology of the Dutch Ministry with  Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification. This certification affirms Niacet’s commitment to supplying the highest quality active ingredients and excipients for the pharmaceutical industry.


Our pharma acetates are used in the production of insulin (sodium acetate and sodium phenoxy acetate, but also ammonium acetate, potassium acetate and zinc acetate).

Dialysis fluid

Some of our acetates play an important role as a buffer regulator of the pH level in dialysis solutions (such as sodium acetate, sodium diacetate, magnesium acetate and potassium acetate).

API in phosphate binders

Calcium acetate is an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in phosphate binders, which are used in the treatment of hyperphosphatemia to reduce the absorption of phosphate into the human body.

Other pharmaceutical applications

Other applications are the production of penicillin as antibiotics, hormones, enzymes, oral cleanser to treat breath odor and veterinary medical products.


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