With more than 180 years of experience in innovating omega-3s BASF is your preferred partner for end-to-end solutions.

Pronova BioPharma Norge AS, now a BASF company, created the omega-3 market by introducing Omacor® in 1994 as the world’s first omega-3 drug product.

BASF’s process expertise and manufacturing capabilities make us the preferred partner for developing high-concentrate omega-3 solutions. Featuring a wide portfolio of products to fit all the needs in the pharma and nutrition industries, BASF makes sure its customers get the best omega-3 fatty acid formulations and breakthrough technologies.


Omega-3 products from BASF

In this video, you will find information about omega-3 products from BASF, our omega-3 manufacturing sites Sandefjord, Norway and Callanish, Scotland, and our headquarter at Lysaker, Norway.

Learn about our sustainability actions at the sites and how we are positively impacting the entire value chain. You will also get insights on the key benefits for our customers and information about our omega-3 expert teams.

We drive environmental and social accountability from fishery to formulation for your peace of mind.

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In addition to an established and proven high-quality omega-3 product and service portfolio, BASF offers unrivalled experience and unique expertise in development and management of customized omega-3 solutions, including:

  • A well-established, global network of partners;
  • Unrivalled service expertise and experience in value chain management, regulatory services and quality management.

BASF produces Omega-3 solutions for the pharma API and the nutritional supplement markets

Our portfolio offers you a solution for your omega-3 needs.


Omega-3 Pharma

BASF’s omega-3-based API is approved for use in drug products in approximately 70 countries worldwide. 

More than 100,000 patients have been included in clinical trials with the API globally. Our global safety database covers more than 11 million patient years.

Pharmaceutical Omega-3 Products We Offer

Product CAS no. BASF Product name Registration Monograph
Omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90 EPA EE 86227-47-6, DHA EE 81926-94-5 K85EE Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters CEP, US-DMF USP, Ph.Eur., JDMF
Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester 86227-47-6 Maxomega EPA 96/97 EE JDMF, US-DMF, CN-DMF JP
Omega-3 acid triglycerides 10417-94-4 (EPA), 6217-54-5 (DHA) CN 600 TG Omega-3-acid triglycerides CEP Ph.Eur.
Docosahexaenoic acid ethyl ester DHA EE 81926-94-5 Maxomega DHA 95 EE AS US-DMF in preparation
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Omega-3 Nutrition

BASF provides highly concentrated omega-3 fatty acids with an outstanding purity and potency profile.

With more than 180 years experience, we are one of the key industry partners for solutions in the dietary supplement market.


Nutritional Omega-3 Products We Offer

Omega-3 ethyl ester (EE) and triglyceride (TG) concentrates

Product EPA mg/g DHA mg/g EPA&DHA mg/g
PronovaPure® 360:240 EE min. 360 min. 240 min. 600
PronovaPure® 360:240 TG min. 360 min. 240 min. 600
PronovaPure® 150:500 EE min. 150 min. 500 min. 650
PronovaPure® 150:500 TG min. 150 min. 500 min. 650
PronovaPure® 500:200 EE min. 500 min. 200 min. 700
PronovaPure® 500:200 TG min. 500 min. 200 min. 700
PronovaPure® 460:180 EE min. 460 min. 180 min. 640
PronovaPure® 46:38 EE min. 430 min. 347 min. 800
PronovaPure® 400:200 EE min. 400 min. 200 min. 600
PronovaPure® 400:200 TG min. 400 min. 200 min. 600

EE ethyl ester, TG triglyceride

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