Spectrum offers a new line of pharmaceutical bases to meet the unique needs of your patients and your formulations. Whether you are compounding for hormone replacement therapy, dermatology, veterinary applications or pain formulas, you can trust the performance of these high-quality bases from Spectrum. Their bases are designed for compounding efficiencies and high API loads. Most of the products are ready-to-use with no wetting required; this feature allows for active pharmaceuticals to be mixed directly into the cream bases, saving time and aiding effective formulation.
Spectrum has the right base to accommodate all concerns including skin type, sensitivities, and active ingredient compatibility. In addition to their new high-performance compounding bases, they continue to offer our Niosome-forming bases for enhanced absorption of commonly compounded APIs.
What is your formulation need?
Durabase Advanced Cream is a robust transdermal base that provides a cosmetically elegant, dry feel to the touch. The product is scientifically designed for broad API compatibility and solubility while being able to accommodate a wide pH range.
Durabase Cream is a versatile base with an elegant texture and broad uses. The product is designed for long shelf life and temperature stability, providing a superior alternative to PLO’s. Its broad API solubility and stability make it an excellent choice for a range of compounding formulations.
Lipocream Base is a heavy cream with additional emollients for moisturization of dehydrated skin. The product is scientifically designed for higher API loads and solvent concentrations, making it ideal for dermatology, pain, veterinary and sports medicine formulations.
Omnibase is an oil-free moisturizing base with enhanced, natural skin penetration designed to handle hydrophilic and lipophilic API’s. This cream is stable with a wide range of pH, capable of holding high salts and polar compounds and providing great flexibility for compounding formulations.
HRT Cream Botanical Base is a light weight cream that is designed for sustained skin penetrations and high lipophilic loads. This cream is formulated with natural ingredients, antioxidants, botanicals and herbal extracts, making it ideal for hormone replacement therapy.
HRT Cream Base is a heavy cream that is formulated from natural and paraben-free ingredients. The product is specifically designed for deeper skin penetration for male and female hormone replacement therapies, with stability and potency for all hormone API's.
Niosome Cream Base is a technology-enhanced transdermal base, promoting more rapid and extensive transdermal absorption than traditional liposomal bases. The product is designed with stable emulsion to protect from API degradation, and has a smooth, less greasy texture than liposome bases.
Niosome Cream Heavy Base is a technology-enhanced transdermal base, promoting more rapid and extensive transdermal absorption than traditional liposomal bases. The product is formulated for APIs with high molecular weight or in high concentrations, without reducing viscosity.
Niosome Hormone Cream Base is a technology-enhanced base designed for hormone therapy, being capable of promoting absorption of hormones/APIs that are lipophilic, hydrophilic or amphiphilic. The product's hypoallergenic formulation contains no perfumes, dyes or parabens.
Niosome Hormone Cream Heavy Base is a technology-enhanced base designed for hormone therapy, being capable of promoting absorption of hormones/APIs that are lipophilic, hydrophilic or amphiphilic. The product's hypoallergenic formulation contains no perfumes, dyes or parabens. The product is able to deliver high concentrations of API’s, permitting low volume administration.
Compounding Chemicals is a licenced TGA Australian supplier.
Our quality management system is certified to AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015.
We hold a TGA Licence to manufacture Therapeutic Goods
(Licence # MI-2019-LI-11427-1).
Spectrum is a FDA approved supplier who adhere to strict Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
How do I register for an online account?
Our online account system is for Australian registered pharmacists only. Unfortunately, we do not sell to the public. Click on the “apply for an online account” link at the bottom of our home page and follow the prompts to set up an account with us.
Can’t find a product I require, do you provide special orders?
Yes, we certainly do! We have the largest range of USP Monograph GMP material in Australia and have access to multiple suppliers. Email our sales team (firstname.lastname@example.org) to enquire about the product description and quantity you require and we will endeavor to source it for you.
How long will it take to receive my order?
Any instock items ordered before 1.30pm, will be shipped same day with and express courier. You should receive your order within 1-3 days Australia wide.
Cold items ordered on a Friday will not be shipped out until Monday.
USA stock is shipped every Friday from U.S.A and arrives into Australia the following week.
All other special orders will take approx. 10-15 business days to arrive, our customer service team will advise you of all lead times once your order is placed.