Formulating robust topical dosage forms.

The development of topical formulations poses unique challenges and issues to the pharmaceutical industry. Topical products must be physically and chemically stable, and allow for optimal penetration into the skin, in addition to being aesthetically pleasing.

Exova SL Pharma has a well-equipped product development and testing facility and highly qualified technical staff with the expertise to help you develop your topical preparation in the preferred dosage form, including gel, cream, lotion, ointment, suppository and emulsion.

Exova SL Pharma’s topical product development and clinical manufacturing services include:

  • Pre-formulation and formulation development
  • Analytical and microbiological development
  • Process development
  • Lab-scale and clinical batch manufacture
  • Container/closure compatibility and integrity testing
  • Batch release and stability testing
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Technology transfer
  • Development of technical and regulatory documentation

With a clear understanding of the topical product development, the regulations and challenges, our scientists support customers from large, multi-national through virtual start-up organizations. We work closely with you throughout the entire product development process, from pre-formulation and formulation development to dosage form, skin penetration goals, packaging, labeling, and target shelf life to ensure the success of your product.

Pharmaceutical testing facilities

2395 Speakman Dr.,
Mississauga, ON L5K 1B3

Contact: Ben Vanasse - General Manager
Tel: +1 905 822 4111 (Ext: 10601)

Fax: +1 905 823 1446


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1300 First State Blvd, Suite C,
Wilmington, DE 19804

Contact: Waheed Sheikh - President
Tel: +1 302-636-0202

Fax: +1 302-636-0204


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9240 Santa Fe Springs Road,
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Contact: Eric Lindsay - General Manager
Tel: +1 562-948-2225

Fax: +1 562-948-5850


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