Experience and professionalism

Solutions and answers to our customers’ challenges

Quality management

Laboratori DAU, with more than 25 years of experience at the service of third companies, has GMP-certified facilities and develops third-party activities in its 6.800 m2 facilities located in the Zona Franca of Barcelona.

At Laboratori DAU we offer B2B solutions to our national, European and international customers in analytical testing, batch certification and import services of medicinal products.

Our primary and secondary packaging services for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food supplement industries allow to optimise time to market and avoid bottlenecks at the manufacturer.

We are oriented to the customer, which enhances strategic partnerships and new project developments in short time frames.

We are specialists in human and veterinary medicines, investigational medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics and food supplements.


Packaging Laboratory

Our demand for process excellence makes us a reliable partner. We solve packaging and repackaging needs with the highest quality and response capacity.

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GMP Services – Good Manufacturing Practice

  • Primary packaging of solid medicinal products
  • Secondary packaging of all dosage forms
  • Re-packaging and quality control of batches
  • Serialisation and anti-tampering device for commercial packs
  • Serialisation and anti-tampering device for big size packs
  • Cold chain in secondary packaging and re-packaging
  • Supply of packaging materials
  • Authorisation psychotropic medicines handling.

Finished products

  • Sleeving
  • Cellophaning
  • Flow-Packing
  • Picking Grouping
  • Shrink wrapping
  • Promotional Packs
  • Displays, POS

Laboratori DAU medicamentos investigación

Investigational medicinal products

  • Import / Export
  • EU GMP batch certification
  • Quality control
  • Solid primary packaging
  • Secondary packaging
    • Phase I to Phase IV studies
    • Label design and printing
    • Randomisation – Blinding
    • Preparation of emergency envelopes
    • Relabelling for expiry extension
    • Cold chain 2-8ºC


Quality control laboratory

Our experience in quality control, optimisation, demand and process flexibility make us the perfect GMP quality control partner for pharmaceutical companies.

Drug product analysis and batch certification


  • General Identification tests (IR, UV, TLC, HPLC, DAD, preservatives)
  • Physical tests (pH, viscosity, hardness, density, disintegration test, dimensions, friability, globule size by microscopy, weight control, consistency)
  • Assay and uniformity of dosage units test (UV, HPLC, GC).
  • Related substance testing (HPLC, HPLC-DAD).
  • Dissolution test and dissolution profile tests (UV, HPLC).
  • Water content (Karl Fisher, loss on drying).
  • Residual solvents (GC, GC-HS).
  • Determination of visible and sub-visible particles.


Microbiological control of non-sterile oral forms according to European Pharmacopoeia.

  • TAMC
  • TYMC
  • Absence of Escherichia coli
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  • GC-HS
  • UV-visible spectrophotometer
  • Dissolution test
  • IR spectrophotometer
  • Titrimeter (Karl-Fisher)
  • Hardness tester
  • Friabilometer
  • Disaggregation test
  • Microscope
  • Rheometer
  • Penetrometer
  • Thermo balance
  • Subvisible particle counter by Light Obscuration Test

Quality Certificates

Our integrated management system Small DAU and the quality assurance, planning, control and continuous improvement system allow us to move towards excellence.
Our purpose is simple: to satisfy the needs of our customers.

ISO 9001
Certificate No. 275052-2018-AQ-IBE-ENAC by DNV·GL.
For packaging and conditioning of products in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and dietetic sectors.

Pharmaceutical Laboratory MIA Reference 1147
AEMPS 4223E authorization

Authorization as a manufacturer and importer of medicines – human and veterinary use and IMP’s – and manufacturing operations.
GMP Compliance Certificate NCF / 2142/001 / CAT, 2022

Certificate of compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP) of cosmetic products.
Certificate No. 15 05 0010 BPF R.01

RSIPAC Nº 40.07618/CAT
Health Register of Industries and Food Products of Catalonia for multipurpose packaging

Special Employment Center No. T-150.
Registration in the Department of Business and Employment of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Our history

Expansion of the quality control laboratory



Primary packaging authorisation for investigational medicinal products

Import authorisation and certification of investigational medicinal products



Import authorisation, quality control analysis and batch certification of medicinal products and secondary packaging authorisation for investigational medicinal products

Primary packaging authorisation for solid medicinal products



New GMP facilities in Barcelona

Authorisation for secondary packaging of medicinal products and GMP certificate



Quality management system and ISO 9001 certification

Start of cosmetic activity



Start of service to third parties


Pharmaceutical facilities and GMP warehouse

Social Commitment

Fundació DAU

Laboratori DAU belongs to Fundació DAU.
Fundació DAU was founded in 1992 with a clear transforming will and with the challenge of guaranteeing equal job opportunities for people with mental disease.

For this reason, in 1996 the social company Laboratori DAU was created to improve the quality of life and autonomy of people with mental disease through their incorporation into a quality and decently paid job.



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