Merck & Cie Schaffhausen

Building of Merck & Cie
Merck & Cie is a subsidiary of Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, which has its headquarters in Altdorf (UR).

The branch in Schaffhausen concentrates on the development and production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and high-purity substances for active substance transport or active substance carrying systems (Drug Delivery). The company is the world leading supplier of reduced folates.

Merck & Cie in Schaffhausen employs a staff of more than one hundred.
Facts and Figures
Managing Director Dr. Rudolf Moser
Major products

Folates (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients): Metafolin®, Calcium Folinates, L-Calcium Folinate Pentahydrate
Drug Delivery Compounds: Activated PEG-Derivatives, Lipids


Merck & Cie
Im Laternenacker 5
8200 Schaffhausen
Tel.: +41 52 630 72 72
Fax: +41 52 630 72 55
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