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TGA-compliant contract manufacturing services for liquid products up to 10,000L and cream-based products up to 1000L.

With up-to-date knowledge on regulatory demands, technical expertise, and flexibility of production lines, we have a proven record of success partnering with leading pharmaceutical companies and brands across Australia. We also provide formulation and production support for start-ups and businesses without inhouse manufacturing capabilities.

  • Research and Development to support Existing Product Development and New Product Development
  • Raw material and supplier consultation
  • Regulatory compliance advisory
  • Formulation, lab testing and analysing
  • Liquid blending and cream mixing for volumes up to 10,000L
  • Sachet, tube, and bottle filling for volumes up to 10,000L
  • Packaging, labelling with ink jet coders and heat shrink wrapping
  • Warehousing, distribution, and export services.

Nowchem Pharma & Skincare has been manufacturing an extensive range of TGA products since 2002. Today, our key capabilities include high-level sterilants, lice treatments, disinfectants, sunscreens, alcohol hand gels, topical creams, and lotions.

Contract manufacturing

Pharmaceutical & skincare brands

  • Highly scalable production solutions with full Research & Development support
  • Realistic turnaround, ideal for bespoke runs and overflow capacity
  • Established supply chain and distribution networks
  • Plant equipment for TGA consumer products, organic skincare, and beauty lines
  • Liquids from 100L to 10,000L
  • Creams and pastes from 100L to 1,000L.
Contract manufacturing


  • High flexibility, ideal for small volumes and test runs
  • Full technical, production and Research & Development support
  • Realistic turnaround with ability to upscale as your business grows
  • Established supply chain and distribution networks to assist in sourcing
  • Liquids from 100L to 10,000L.

Product formulation

Planning, designing, constructing, and developing prototype formulas for products
Formulation work, with access to new, innovative raw materials.

Analytical testing

Analytical testing provides the necessary data required to make critical decisions during Research & Development to ensure the raw materials and product meets regulatory compliance market specifications.

This is done with the latest Testing equipment – such as:

  • High-Performance Liquid
  • Chromatography
  • Gas Chromatography
  • UV1900 UV/Vis Spectrometer
  • FTIR Spectrometers Cary 630 & Shimadzu IRSpirit-T.

Stability testing

  • Understand how well your product retains its quality throughout its lifespan
  • Provide evidence on how different environmental parameters (E.g., temperature, humidity and light) influence the performance of your product
  • Establish the appropriate re-test period and/or shelf life for your product
  • 3 x stability testing incubators:
  • 25°C room for the storage and shelf testing of samples, controlled by a reverse cycle air system with monitoring through a calibrated Data Logger
  • Two temperature-controlled ovens for accelerated stability testing at 30°C and 35°C.

Microbiological testing

Nowchem Pharma and Skincare can facilitate microbiological testing for our clients. Additionally, we can contract out to ALS or to other laboratories nominated by our clients.

Liquid blending

The major equipment in the TGA plant consists of mixing vessels fitted with agitators. All vessels are constructed from 316 stainless steel.

  • 3 x 3000L liquid blending tanks
  • 1 x 6000L liquid blending tank
  • Several 100L-600L tanks, available for premix and pilot batch manufacturing
    2 x 10,000L tanks for large blending and filling products
  • Examples of liquid blending: oils, body wash, surgical scrubs, disinfectants, gels, liquid headlice treatment, facial wash, and hand sanitiser.

Cream mixing

The major equipment in the TGA plant consists of mixing vessels fitted with agitators. All vessels are constructed from 316 stainless steel.

  • 2 x 1200L cream mixing tanks
  • 1 x 120L heated cream mixing feed tank
  • Examples of creams: sunscreen, moisturiser, topical creams, skincare.

Pilot batch testing

  • 100L-600L tanks, available for premix and pilot batch manufacturing
  • 250kg and 500kg mixing tanks used for trials and short runs prior to mass production
  • Versatility in manufacturing volumes allowing for a diverse range of product sizes for the complete market mix.

Filling and packing

  • Primary and secondary packaging provision, filling and labelling for shipping of various pack sizes and types for both domestically and overseas
  • Packaging, and evaluation of sustainable and recycled plastics
  • Labelling compliance to the current TGA standards
  • Shrink-wrapping products to ensure safe handling and transportation
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