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Sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc.


800 South Frederick Ave., Suite 103

Gaithersburg, MD 28077

Tel: 301-948-5450; 877-246-7468 (Toll-free)

Fax: 301-354-5373


Key Personnel:

Ken Hassen, General Manager

Lucia Callari, Marketing

Jon Szuch, Sales

Pam Andrews, Customer Service

Company Description:

Sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the pharmaceutical group Sigma-tau (Italy). Sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc. combines Sigma-tau's scientific expertise with Biosint's experience and leadership in Carnitine manufacturing. The company markets and supplies L-Carnitine products and educates both industry professionals and consumers on functional and metabolic ingredients providing specific health benefits. L-Carnitine products by sigma-tau HealthScience are the result of 30 years of research by Sigma-tau into the role that Carnitine plays in cellular metabolism. The world leader in Carnitine research, production and sales, Sigma-tau has conducted more than 1,000 clinical studies on Carnitine and has access to more than 11,600 papers on Carnitine generated by its network of internationally recognized experts in the field.

Technology, Patents, New Products:

* NNfA GMPs certification (2000) first raw material supplier to be awarded the certification!

* ISO 9002

* Non-GMO

* BSE-safe

* Kosher-certified

* HALAL-compliance

* L-Carnitine Fumarate (U.S. patent 4,602,039)

* DuraCarn' (U.S. patent pending)

* Acetyl-L-Carnitine Galactarate (U.S. 5,952,379)

* CarniShield[TM] B94 (U.S. 6,485,741)

* CarniShield[TM] F53 (U.S. 6,485,741))

* L-Carnitine/CoQ10 in combination formula (U.S. patent # 4,599,232)

Our portfolio is complemented by the ownership, through Sigma-tau SpA (Italy), of more than 155 patents surrounding L-Carnitine applications

Major Markets:

* Nutritional Supplements

* Infant Formulas

* Nutraceuticals

* Functional Beverages

* Functional Foods

* Animal / Feed Supplement

* Cosmeceuticals

Major Products:

* DuraCarn TM

* L-carnitine Fumarate

* Acetyl-L-Carnitine HCl

* Acetyl-L-Carnitine Galactarate

* CarniShield' B94

* L-carnitine Base USP, FCC, EU

Specialized Services:

Carnitine products by sigma-tau HealthScience, Inc. offer the widest selection of Carnitine products in the market. Each product offers distinctive benefits in the areas of formulation, blending, content uniformity and shelf-life.

Our service combines Scientific Research, Manufacturing Expertise and Industry Educational Programs.

Global Capabilities:

Sigma-tau, SpA

Via Pontina km 30,400

00040 Pomezia, Roma (Italy)


Sigma-tau HealthScience, SpA

Via Treviso, 4

00040 Pomezia, Roma (Italy)

Tel: 0039-06-9161971

Fax: 0039-06-91612629

Marketing and supplying L-Carnitine products outside the Americas.
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Title Annotation:2004 Nutraceuticals World Company Capabilities
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Date:Mar 1, 2004
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