Advancing science to improve well-being

Our business is to provide our customers and partners with expert, tailor-made and responsible solutions in Pharmaceuticals and Personal care.

People make our name

Since 1880, we share our scientific know-how towards improving well-being, health and beauty around the world. We design, produce and market high-quality pharmaceutical excipients and natural cosmetic ingredients, based on a deep understanding of our customers' needs.

Personal Care

We are experts in two complementary fields: lipids and plant chemistry. This know-how enables us to meet the latest market trends in both natural performing actives and functional ingredients, recognized for their sensorial benefits.


We offer innovative lipid excipients and personalized technical support, provided by fully trained experts to accelerate customers’ development programs, for pharmaceutical and veterinary drugs, as well as dietary supplements.


  • Personal care

Gattefossé unveils Emulium® Dermolea MB, the sensitive skin shield

Emulium® Dermolea MB, Gattefossé’s new plant-based O/W emulsifier, will officially launch at in-cosmetics global 2023 in Barcelona.
Emulium dermolea MB
  • Personal care

Inspiration 2023, discover the new collection of formulations by Gattefossé

Gattefossé sets the tone for 2023 by launching its new INSPIRATION collection called Daring on the Daily.
  • Corporate

Gattefossé wins the INPI Trophies 2022 award in the export category

Gattefossé received the INPI Trophies 2022 award, in the Export category, at a ceremony organized at the Institut de France.

Meet us


18 - 19 Oct 2023

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
Booth 240

Barcelona, Spain

  • Personal care

API China

18 - 20 Oct 2023

Qingdao International Convention Center
Booth 7D20

Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

  • Pharmaceuticals

AAPS - PharmSCi 360

22 - 25 Oct 2023

Orange County Convention Center
Booth 2313

Orlando, Florida, USA

  • Pharmaceuticals

In a few key figures





Technical centers of excellence






Expertises in specialty chemistry