Healthcare materials

Our materials solutions for healthcare help protect the health and well-being of people around the globe.

Materials solutions for healthcare

Helping protect the health and well-being of people around the globe is an integral part of Avantor’s® mission to set science in motion to create a better world. Along with our biopharmaceutical capabilities, Avantor serves a diverse range of healthcare needs with advanced 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 quality of life. Through successful product development and close customer collaboration, we have expanded our offerings to address all facets of biomaterials, with standard and custom materials solutions for healthcare.

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

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Regulatory expertise

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

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Healthcare materials 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. These healthcare materials help solve unique challenges for crucial medical applications.

General healthcare

Our extensive experience with silicones for medical implants allows us to offer custom and standard healthcare materials solutions. These solutions are helpful 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 skincare, 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 Sciences Healthcare Solutions

At Avantor, our healthcare materials solutions support your processes from discovery to delivery. We collaborate closely with you to meet a diverse range of needs. Our advanced materials, proven diagnostic systems, and extensive regulatory expertise have earned the trust of the global healthcare industry. We offer custom and standard materials solutions for healthcare. Let us help you move your healthcare solutions forward.