By maximizing the use of our overseas network, we provide comprehensive support to our global partners from research and development to market launch by not only supplying intermediate raw materials, APIs, and pharmaceutical products, but also by offering services including quality and regulatory compliance.

Especially for Japanese market, we provide added value by registering and marketing products that meet the needs the market, thereby contributing to the extension of healthy life expectancy and improvement of quality of life for people around the world.







Raw Materials  

CBC imports and sells mainly pharmaceutical raw materials to the European region, making full use of its global network of more than 40 bases around the world.

CBC is the official distributor of Nippoh Chemicals in the European market, supplying mainly Iodine derivatives, in which Japan has an advantage, as well as Bromine derivatives and Ortho esther.

Type code name Product name CAS No.
Iodine derivative KI Potassium iodide 7681-11-0
Iodine derivative HI Hydriodic acid 10034-85-2
Iodine derivative DIH 1,3-Diiodo-5,5-dimethylhdantoin 2232-12-4
Bromine derivative BrGBL 2-Bromo-4-butanolide 5061-21-2
Bromine derivative TMCB 1-Bromo-4-chlorobutane 6940-78-9
Bromine derivative HMCB 1-Bromo-6-chlorohexane 6294-17-3
Bromine derivative HMBB 1,6-Dibromohexane 629-03-8
Bromine derivative PMCB 1-Bromo-5-chloropentane 54512-75-3
Bromine derivative PMBB 1,5-Dibromopentane 111-24-0
Chlorine derivative CHO 6-Chloro-1-hexanol 2009-83-8
Amidines FAA Formamidine acetate 3473-63-0
ortho esters OFM Trimethoxymethane 149-73-5
ortho esters OFE Triethyl orthoformate 122-51-0
ortho esters MOA 1,1,1-Trimethoxyethane 1445-45-0
Azo compounds NC-25 4,4′-Azobis (4-cyanovaleric acid) 2638-94-0

Custom Manufacturing  

We provide contract manufacturing, research and development support in small, medium and high molecular bulk pharmaceuticals and intermediates in collaboration with our European partners, mainly in response to the needs of our Japanese customers. Especially in the development of new pharmaceuticals, we select the most suitable partner by confirming compound characteristics and analyzing the necessary chemical reactions based on patent searches and literature information.


As a distributor/domestic caretaker of API manufacturers in the Japanese market, we provide high quality and competitive APIs to pharmaceutical companies in a stable manner.

We will continue to contribute to the pharmaceutical industry through the supply of high value-added APIs by leveraging our strengths as a trading company with global operations, such as information capabilities, functions as a manufacturer in a pharmaceutical warehouse and pharmaceutical analysis center, and high level of expertise in pharmaceutical affairs.


We offer a wide range of excipients especially for oral dosage forms in European market.

The following is a partial list of items handled.

Nome CAS No. Formula
Zein 9010-66-6 Corn Proteins
Calcium alginate 9005-35-0 Alginate and its derivatives,E404
Methacrylic acid – ethyl acrylate copolymer Methacrylate/Acrylate-based
Polyethylene glycol Polyols
Succinylated gelatin 68915-24-2 A succinic acid anhydride-modified gelatin
Potassium Phosphate 7758-11-4 Potassium Phosphate-Dibasic-Anhydrous / Potassium hydrogen phosphate


CBC offers upstream and downstream raw materials and contract manufacturing services for buffers, saccharides, amino acids, and single-use products used in the production of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines in Japan. CBC can introduce the most suitable suppliers from Europe that meet the quality, delivery, and cost requirements of pharmaceutical companies. For contract development and manufacturing, we offer services ranging from cell line construction to GMP manufacturing. We select the most suitable CDMO/CMO in Europe for your project from a variety of perspectives, including technology, track record, and delivery time, and propose development and manufacturing proposals