Helping protect the health and well-being of people across the globe

Helping protect the health and well-being of people across the globe is an integral part of the mission of Avantor®: to set science in motion to create a better world. Along with our biopharmaceutical capabilities, Avantor also serves a diverse range of healthcare needs with advanced healthcare materials including high-purity silicones, proven diagnostic solutions and nutraceutical products.

Our medical-grade silicones are trusted for a wide range of medical devices that help save and improve the quality of life. Through successful product development and close customer collaboration, we have expanded our offering to address all facets of biomaterials with both standard and custom solutions.

Our diagnostic solutions encompass reagents and analytical systems for applications such as histology, hematology and immunology. We also provide clinical diagnostic systems from a wide range of suppliers which are used to collect, transport, and test biological specimens. Through these diagnostic solutions, we help improve the quality and affordability of diagnostic tools, enabling diagnostic laboratories get higher throughput and consistently accurate results.

medical-grade silicone uses

Regulatory expertise

Through our NuSil® brand silicones team, we assist medical device companies with obtaining regulatory clearance for their products, drawing on decades of experience in these processes. We can communicate directly with regulatory authorities on behalf of our customers and we maintain over 700 Master Files (MAFs) with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and international regulatory bodies in support of our medical-grade silicones.

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Healthcare offerings

Drug delivery

We’re helping change the world of drug delivery by harnessing the power of silicone. We help create revolutionary devices that get crucial medications to patients with immediate adherence and sustained delivery.

Medical implants

Leading medical device manufacturers and innovative startups worldwide depend on the quality, purity and reliability of our implantable silicones to help solve unique challenges for crucial medical applications.

General healthcare

Our deep experience with silicones for medical implants enables us to offer custom and standard materials for use in devices and components for medical diagnostics, therapy and care.

Beauty care

Our CareSil™ brand specializes in high-purity silicones using novel patented technologies for skin care, sun care and color cosmetics applications.


Our diagnostics products, chemicals, equipment and services improve the quality and affordability of diagnostic tools and help customers get higher throughput and more accurate results.


Nutritional minerals and chemicals for nutraceutical production improve process stability, efficiency, nutraceutical delivery and cost-effective production.

Avantor® is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. The company operates in more than 30 countries and delivers an extensive portfolio of products and services. As our channel brand, VWR offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimized for the way our customers do business. We set science in motion to create a better world. For information visit, and find us on Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook.