17. December 2020

An eventful year at FREY&LAU

We would have loved to tell you about our big family event before the Christmas holidays, about the unique atmosphere at the Christmas office party or about the successful agent meeting. Because of Covid-19, however, we had to forego big parties. This was the only way we could contribute to the health protection of our staff. Having to cancel everything was a pity, but we surely will find another reason to see each other as soon as circumstances allow.
Covid-19 has had a major impact on our work over the past year. Therefore, the behaviour of all our staff is all the more impressive. Everyone fully supported and full-heartedly implemented the decisions made by the management. With a lot of dedication and the will to change, we have managed to master the situation and go new - often virtual - ways. The management, Dr. Maja Zippel and Claas Nendel, has thanked all employees for their special commitment and great performance by paying them a bonus.
We would like to sincerely thank all our customers and partners for the good cooperation in this extraordinary year. Especially in these times, we greatly appreciate the trust you place in us.
FREY&LAU wishes you and your family a peaceful festive season, good health and a successful start into 2021.
06. August 2020

Signing of the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charta

On the 1st of July the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charta was released. With our signature beneath and inside. As a member of the national associations DVAI (German Association of the Flavour Industry) and DVRH (German Association of the Fragrance Industry) we helped developing and realizing the Charta on the international level of the IFRA (International Fragrance Association) and the IOFI (International Organization of the Flavour Industry). The Charta cover all spans of sustainability and takes a life-cycle approach. Based on the 5 focus areas responsible sourcing, environmental footprint, well-being of employees, product safety and transparency and partnership. As a family business we are looking further ahead than many other companies. We want our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to be healthy, happy and successful. This goal can only be achieved though a path of long-term planning, particularly with regard to nature and people. There is one Earth only and we must protect her!


22. July 2020

A Visitor from the German Bundestag

On the 25th of June Henstedt-Ulzburg showed itself from ist sunniest side and greeted everyone with
01. April 2020

We help!

Small Things, big effect! Today we delivered 1.000 of our F&L bags to Hamburger Tafel e.V. - this w
13. December 2019

Company Christmas Party

As the name already suggests: shortly before christmas the company management invites all FREY&L
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13.10.2021 - 15.10.2021 / Berlin
Virtual Conference

Fi Europe

30.11.2021 - 02.12.2021 / Frankfurt

Pharma / GMP

As a leading manufacturer of essential oils that are suitable as active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), we ensure compliance with the highest standards when it concerns consumer protection and product safety for use in pharmaceuticals. We are producing for our customers within the scope of our European GMP certificate under GMP II active ingredients and are offering under our EGST-Line Eucalyptus oil GMP, Turpentine oil GMP, Peppermint oil GMP as well as several others. Because of our manufacturing license according to § 13 AMG we are able to produce high-quality pharmaceutical intermediate products under GMP I. For the approval process, product registration and to facilitate a fast market launch of our customers’ products, we offer complete ASMF solutions and documentation packages, as well as stability tests according to ICH Guidelines.




The following product list will provide you with an overview of the essential oils that are suitable for use in pharmaceuticals.


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GMP Manufacturing of Active Ingredients

Drug safety at the highest level: Active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) used in the production of pharmaceuticals must be manufactured in compliance with the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) principles. FREY&LAU fulfills all applicable requirements with a corresponding quality assurance system and is accordingly GMP-certified by the responsible authority. We are in possession of the manufacturing authorization for pharmaceuticals registered under the Eudralex Database, pursuant to § 13 AMG, which includes the authorization for further treatment of pharmaceutical intermediate products. Our GMP certificate enables us for essential oils and their constituents, to distil them, and to implement any additionally required steps necessary for the production and sale of essential oils as active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). Our product range currently encompasses 15 essential oils in API Quality.


The simple route to register pharmaceutical products: We want to effectively and efficiently support our partners through the drug approval process. To this end, we offer comprehensive packages of qualified documents for seamless and transparent documentation. For the approval of essential oils as active ingredient components in pharmaceuticals, we create corresponding dossiers in our approval department for all active ingredient products in accordance with the European Drug Master File Procedure (ASMF). This allows us to meet the continuously growing challenges of European legislation. Moreover, we advise our customers extensively in direct contact with the responsible approval authorities, thus supporting numerous approval proceedings every year, all across Europe.