Pharmalucence, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Lantheus Medical Imaging to manufacture DEFINITY Vial for (Perflutren Lipid Microsphere) Injectable Suspension for contrast-enhanced echocardiography. Pharmalucence will provide manufacturing at its new drug production facility in Billerica, MA for a minimum of 10 years.
Ed Connolly, chief operating officer of Pharmalucence, said, “Pharmalucence has established a world-class manufacturing facility here in New England, which has been recognized by companies who choose to outsource their manufacturing. We are extremely pleased to partner with Lantheus, a local company with a reputation for exceptional product innovation and quality, for the supply of DEFINITY.”
“Our manufacturing agreement with Pharmalucence is a vital component of our plan to secure long-term supply of DEFINITY,” said Jeff Bailey, Lantheus president and chief executive officer. “We look forward to working with Pharmalucence, who has a shared commitment to deliver the highest quality products to the customers and patients who benefit from DEFINITY.”