Life & Healthcare Products Department

The Life & Healthcare Products Department sets its sights on contributing to food, beauty, and health as a member of the Life & Healthcare segment. This department is developing high-value-added products that help people live better and healthier lives, leveraging the Group’s comprehensive strengths in trading, R&D, and manufacturing and processing in the global food materials, pharmaceutical/medical materials, fragrances and cosmetics materials, household products materials, and agriculture, fisheries, and livestock fields.

Customer Industry

Foods, pharmaceuticals and medical, diagnostic drugs, fragrances and cosmetics, household products, agricultural, fisheries and livestock

Main Products and Service

Functional food ingredients (functional saccharides, enzymes, health food materials, and food additives), fragrances/cosmetics and household product materials (whitening agents, moisturizing agents, UV absorbers, activators, antibacterial agents, and chelates), pharmaceuticals (active pharmaceutical ingredients [APIs], clinical trial APIs, intermediates, raw materials, formulations, additives), in-vitro diagnostics, medical materials and equipment, materials for agriculture, fisheries, and livestock (agricultural chemicals and materials, fertilizers, feed and feed additives)


Food Material Products

The Life & Healthcare Products Department deals in functional food materials that improve food quality. These products are mainly represented by TREHA (trehalose) produced by affiliate Hayashibara Co., Ltd. and enzymes produced by Nagase ChemteX Corporation.

Personal Care Products (Cosmetics, Household Goods)

The Life & Healthcare Products Department deals with a wide range of products, from cosmetics raw materials (including the whitening AA2G, a stabilized vitamin C derivative) to household raw materials.

Pharma-Medical Products

The Life & Healthcare Products Department deals in a wide range of products, including raw pharmaceuticals and intermediates, as well as injection drugs for Nagase Medicals Co., Ltd.. The department also deals in additives, nucleic acid medicine, and medical materials.

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