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Procipient®(Dimethyl Sulfoxide USP, PhEur):

The only grade of DMSO suitable for Healthcare and Drug Delivery applications


Procipient® is the only grade of DMSO suitable for healthcare and drug delivery applications. Gaylord Chemical’s Procipient® is both an active pharmaceutical ingredient  and a versatile excipient that is widely used in various pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications including:

  • Topical and Transdermal Dosage Forms
  • Parenteral Drug Delivery & Medical Device Use
  • Cryopreservation
  • As a Processing of various pharmaceutical products
  • Animal Healthcare formulations
  • To enhance Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) solubility

Gaylord Chemical’s Procipient® is manufactured under Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) conditions following ICH Q7 guidelines, conforming to both the USP and Ph.Eur. Monographs.

Procipient® is supported by several regulator dossiers, a Type II Drug Master File with US FDA, a CEP granted by EDQM and a Type I Drug Master File with Health Canada.

It is the only DMSO product in the world with this level of regulatory support.

When the highest purity is required, Gaylord is your best resource.

(Dimethyl Sulfoxide USP, PhEur) Specification | Product Information

Pharmaceuticals: Procipient is used as an API (Active Pharmaceutical Substance) and in drug delivery systems as an excipient. DMSO is also an important reaction solvent for the synthesis of API.


Biotechnology: Dimethyl Sulfoxide USP, PhEur is the most widely cryopreservation agent in the media for living cells and tissue. DMSO also plays a role in synthesis of proteins.


Medical Devices: The solvent properties of DMSO make it a useful delivery agent for medical polymers and as a process aid.