Located in Tasmania’s north, Tasmanian Alkaloids employs over 200 specialist staff and is recognised as the largest manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients in Australia and is the largest exporter of codeine and thebaine in the world.
Tasmanian Alkaloids extraction facility removes the alkaloids from poppy plant material using a warm solvent percolation system. Two final types of Concentrate of Poppy Straw are produced using this method; one has as its main component, morphine and the other thebaine.
The company’s strategy for the development of new products and their desire to remain an innovative market force is realised by working closely with their customers and partners. Their experience in alkaloid processing, combined with their knowledge of controlled substances, makes them an ideal partner for any company wishing to develop a controlled substance formulation.
Number of employees: <200
Main business focus/
Listing by sector:
- AgBio - Plant
|Contact person||Dr Tony Fist|
|Job Title||Director, Agricultural R&D|
|Address||160 Birralee Road|
|Phone||+61 3 6393 5202|
|Fax||+61 3 6393 1575|