Fast Locator 2017-2018: Charles River Laboratories

Aug 15, 2016
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Charles River Laboratories
251 Ballardvale Street, Wilmington, MA 01887

Regions Served: Global

Charles River provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts. Our dedicated employees are focused on providing clients with exactly what they need to improve and expedite the safe manufacture of new therapies for the patients who need them. 

Contract Manufacturing
From early preclinical formulation development through clinical and commercial manufacturing and release, Charles River provides timely, tailored service to support cGMP small molecule manufacturing. Our expertise in poorly soluble compounds, enabled formulations, modified and sustained release formulations, low/high drug loads, disintegrating tablets, and pediatric and taste-masking formulations helps pharmaceutical and biotech companies around the globe successfully manufacture their oral dose medications. From analytical method development for APIs and products, to ICH stability testing, to high potency and containment manufacturing and packaging of their clinical trial supplies, we support our clients every step of the way.

Microbial Solutions
For over 30 years, Charles River has helped customers bring products to market safely and efficiently with revolutionary technologies and exceptional services that have changed the way we conduct microbial quality control. Joining the trusted brands of Endosafe® endotoxin testing, Accugenix® microbial identification and Celsis® microbial detections systems creates a powerful trio of micro QC solutions, the most comprehensive offering available from any single provider.

Biologics Testing Solutions
With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, Charles River can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as cell banking, contamination and impurity testing, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs.

To learn more about our unique portfolio and breadth of services, visit

Services Provided 
Analytical Services

Bioanalytical testing
Chemistry and stability 
Product Characterization

Formulation Development & Phase I/II Clinical Trial Materials
Solid dose, semi-solids and liquid development 

Commercial Manufacuring
Semi-solid and liquid manufacturing
Specialty dosage manufacturing
Specialty dosage forms

High potency drug product manufacturing

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