Our Company


US Specialty Formulations LLC (USSF) is a registered Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) production manufacturer founded in 2013 to bring state-of-the-art quality processes to pharmaceutical manufacturing.

USSF provides materials and services for:

  • Clinical materials (investigational new drugs)
  • Pre-clinical materials
  • Stability programs
  • Private label formulations and packaging

Formulation development and scale-up


USSF operates under a variety of regulatory frameworks to provide clinical supplies and contract manufacturing of various formulations. These include but are not limited to:

  • Sterile Vials & Bottles
  • Pre-­filled syringes
  • IV Bags single & Multi-­‐chamber

USSF maintains isolators and clean rooms at the ISO 8, ISO 7 and ISO 5 designations for aseptic production of pharmaceuticals for human use as appropriate. Batch sizes range from 10 -­‐ 30,000 vials with additional capacity available.

Incoming materials, production and release data are rigorously evaluated and controlled. In addition, batch release data is reviewed by a licensed pharmacist prior to release.

Sterile injectable pharmaceuticals with the highest quality production systems are assured under an umbrella of:

  • Controlled environment ensures product sterility
  • State-of-the-art paperless electronic manufacturing and batch record control
  • World-class incoming materials management, supply chain and product quality systems
  • Integrated quality and supply systems allow expedited delivery and a secure supply chain
  • Specialty formulations are packaged in syringe, vial and IV bag presentations. All products undergo quality control testing

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Led by Kyle Flanigan, PhD and Garry Morefield, PhD, the USSF team of scientists and experts have created diverse solutions, applications, and approaches to help their clients overcome various challenges related to drug discovery and development. We apply an Agile High Performance Teams system to facilitate efficient collaboration and problem solving to select the best path to get your products to market.

We leverage our proven methods, analytics, scale-up technologies, and technology transfer best practices to guide your complex small compound or vaccine development securely and as efficiently as possible from development through to commercial manufacture.

Kyle Flanigan

PhD, Co-Founder and CEO, brings over 20 years of experience with all development stages of performance materials. He served as the Director Electronic Materials Avantor (Mallinckrodt/Baker), Inc, responsible for Commercialization. He consults with several companies, providing robust and stable solutions and services for formulation, scale-up, contingency planning, supply-chain, quality systems implementation and new facility design.

Dr. Flanigan was the Product Line Manager at Honeywell Electronic Materials, and also served as the Staff Scientist, Technology and Manufacturing Fab Materials, at Intel Corporation.

Garry Morefield

PhD, as COO, is the founder of VaxForm LLC, Co-Founder US Specialty Formulations LLC. Dr. Morefield has over 20 years of experience with all stages of development and production in the pharmaceuticals and biologics industry.

He has served as the Deputy Director Formulation and Stability, at Sanofi-Pasteur Inc. He has worked on numerous Disease targets, such as Group A Strep; Covid-19; Pertussis; Group B Strep; Meningococcus; Influenza, C. Difficle; Hepatitis B; Rabies; Diphtheria; Tetanus; S. Aureus; HIV; Anthrax, Plague, Botulinum toxin and combination products.

Dr. Morefield has been closely involved in various industrial collaborations that have led to breakthrough innovations with Sanofi Pasteur; Pfizer; Astellas; Janssen; Serum Institute of India; Lundbeck; Affinivax; and Advanced Bioscience Laboratories (ABL).

USSF cGMP Facilities offer diverse approaches with a state-of-the-art facility, that operate under current good manufacturing practice (cGMP), necessary for compliance with regulatory guidelines. We have vetted, rigorous procedures in place that ensure the regulations are always followed to meet compliance. We offer Class 10,000 (ISO 7) and Class 100 (ISO 5) cleanrooms for conducting cGMP manufacture of sterile injectable products, and Class 10,000 (ISO 7) manufacturing suites for production of oral dosage forms. Our modern facility is qualified to produce Phase I/II clinical trial materials and has self-contained isolators for use with high potency compounds and/or aseptic processing.

We are also about controlling cost when meeting cGMP guidelines, especially during early stage development. Our leadership team, supported by our scientists and experts offer immense knowledge and experience to provide cost saving proof-of-concept applications during early stages of drug discovery and development.

Our expertise and experience with cGMP process also offer realistic timelines and schedules, to help with budgeting and planning. Our best practices enable us to keep to the estimated budgets and committed deadlines, as we are able to anticipate risks and delays, that come at all stages of drug development.

We offer all the essential capabilities required from a cGMP partner – an experienced management team, highly qualified team of scientists and SMEs, advanced technologies, a state-of-the-art facility, proven track record, and most importantly, regulatory compliance.

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