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Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH mission statement

Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH refines raw materials into high-purity structure and bond- creating materials and produces chitin, chitosan as well as their derivatives for further processing in various products and product applications.

In addition to high-grade and innovative production, customer manufacturing and contract research for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry is another of the strengths of Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH. Its performance spectrum also includes the development and production of its own finished products for medical and pharmaceutical applications.

Your advantages

The cosmetics and pharmaceutical industry benefits most from the experience and know-how of Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH. Its high-grade products are the result of the production facilities being in Germany as well as strict quality control. This holds true for the international selection of raw materials all the way to the finished products. Its own research laboratory means new product developments in the area of chitin and chitosan.

Our claim

Our team is dealing with the production and further development of chitin and chitosan in its second generation. We have made it our duty to supply not only high-quality products, but also excellent customer-orientated service and consultancy. Flexible production equipment makes nearly every customer wish possible. Our technical department assists the customer with raw material and technological know-how, resulting in the best possible product. An extensive trove of experience in this aspiring field guarantees the production of top-of-the-line chitin and chitosan-based products – made in Germany.

The high bonding capability of chitosan represents our deep conviction to offer our customers a stabile and long-term bond which benefits both sides. As a reliable partner, we guarantee assured delivery of continuous quality of the chitin and chitosan materials as well as of all other products made by Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH.


Quality transparency through the precise differentiation of chitin and chitosan product properties is a decisive competitive edge for our target groups. Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH offers the unique possibility to classify its products. Reducing product names to the chemical properties of the product means a solution-orientated and customer friendly purchase at Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH. Eight years ago Heppe launched this qualification on the global market. Our customers and thus our solution orientation is also reflected in our consultancy offers and corresponding service.

Our values

As a German company, Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH and its entire team believe in the strict adherence to promises of quality, reliability and respectability. A long-term partnership based on trust can only be created in this manner.

The people working for Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH value the sustainable production and use of chitin and chitosan products.  Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH uses naturally growing raw materials as a basis for its business success. The customer benefits from the combination of these principals with the experience and technology of environmentally friendly production, gentle further processing and the refinement of this raw material.

The future

The diversity of chitin and chitosan applications inspires and motivates our team to new research and development work. The fascination of chitosan is continuously nurtured by the discovery of new fields of application. It is a good feeling to know that people in completely different situations will have a better quality of life.

Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2024:

  • 14th PBP World Meeting/ Research Pharm, Vienna, Austria, 18.-21.03.2024
  • CPHI, Milan, Italy, 08.-10.10.2024
  • MEDICA 2024, Düsseldorf, Germany, 11.-14.11.2024

To arrange an appointment please contact Katja Richter via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
    Heinrich-Damerow-Strasse 1
    06120 Halle (Saale)
  • Tel.: +49 (0) 345 27 996 300
    Fax: +49 (0) 345 27 996 378
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