Beta-Propiolactone in Vaccine Production

Beta-propiolactone is soluble in both water and ethanol. The colorless liquid has a pungent smell and is flammable. When it comes to vector vaccines (e.g. flu vaccination, corona vaccine from Astra Zeneca), beta-propiolactone plays a key role. It is used in the development of the so-called vector vaccines to kill the viruses they contain. The […]

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Alexander Glombik

Month after month you get to know another member of the CFM team. Today we introduce you to Alexander Glombik, who is responsible for quality management. Alexander Glombik has been part of the CFM team for 19 years. After his training as an industrial clerk, he went on to qualify as a key account manager […]

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Iris germanica – precious natural product from Bavaria

Iris germanica is not only very popular because of its beauty. It adorns many gardens and settles on embankments and walls. Its designation as “Knight Sword Lily” has historical roots: it was often used to fortify castle walls. As a so-called “magic plant”, the iris was planted on castle rocks to ward off enemies, dug […]

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Michael Schäffler

Every month we introduce you to one of the team members at Cfm. Take a look behind the scenes of our everyday life. It all starts with project manager and authorized signatory Michael Schäffler. He has been with Cfm since 1997 and enriches the team with a wealth of experience. After his commercial training, many […]

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Flame retardants – hidden lifesavers

Flame retardants, also known as “fire retardants”, are substances that are intended to limit, slow down or prevent the spread of fires. They are used wherever there are potential sources of ignition: from electronic devices to living room carpets. A large number of different organic and inorganic chemicals are hidden behind flame retardants. Which chemical […]

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DTT for corona test kits: Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch GmbH supplies world market leaders with important reagents

Corona tests are currently among the most popular products around the world, because: they save lives. If suspected Covid-19 cases are quickly confirmed by appropriate tests, those affected can receive immediate medical care and isolation. According to statistics, an average of 216,192 tests per million inhabitants have already been carried out in Germany (as of […]

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Industry and nature in harmony: CFM Oskar Tropitzsch receives award

The Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection encourages businesses to design their areas to be insect-friendly and close to nature as part of the “Blühpakt Bayern” project. This should not only help the bees, but also support the entire biodiversity in Bavaria. A total of around 50 companies were awarded, including Cfm […]

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Verrucarin A in cancer therapy

Pancreatic cancer (ductal pancreatic adenocarcinoma / PDA) is one of the most difficult cancers to treat. Common chemotherapeutic agents often only bring about a short-term improvement in symptoms and, unfortunately, experience has shown that they have little effect on the patient’s recovery. New types of therapy are urgently needed here.  This is where Verrucarin A […]

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Laboratory ventilation system creates new opportunities

While planning our new building in 2017, it was already our goal to expand the service range for our customers by these capabilities: To be able to store active ingredients and excipients GDP-compliant (Good Distribution Practice) To be able to safely store hazardous substances in accordance with applicable guidelines To have an analytical laboratory – […]

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Stay in touch with us

Usually, you can meet us – the team of Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch GmbH – at various trade shows worldwide. But unfortunately not this year. For a known reason, we have made ourselves scarce for the moment. However, in 2021, we hope to be present at all trade shows again, if possible considering the COVID-19 situation. […]

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DL-Dithiothreitol – DTT as key element in diagnostics

In today’s time when there is still no vaccine or medication against the corona virus, COVID 19 tests or antibody tests are particularly important in order to uncover and thus interrupt the chain of infection. One product is of particular importance in these test kits: DL-Dithiothreitol, in short: DTT Long-term partnership Cfm Oskar Tropitzsch GmbH […]

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Silver nitrate: the allrounder

Silver nitrate is important in a wide variety of industries due to its various properties. Silver nitrate is used in the chemical industry as a raw material for the production of other silver compounds, especially silver halides such as silver chloride or silver iodide. Since silver halides react with light, they are often used for […]

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