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PHARMACOAT® - HPMC - hypromellose - film-forming- polymer - agent - binding - film-coating - tablets – granulation

PHARMACOAT Nutrition

Film-forming polymer and binding agent
Low-viscosity hypromellose

The PHARMACOAT® range can be used as a gastro-soluble tablet-forming polymer for film-coating and as a wet granulation binder for tablet manufacturing.

Applications

Products of the PHARMACOAT® range have the following properties:

As a film-forming polymer for coating

Excellent and easy to use film-forming agent

  • Do not interact with nutritional active ingredients
  • Soluble in water or organic solvents
  • Rapid dissolution of the film

As a granulation binder

They limit friability issues during compression

  • Neutral and stable, they can be used with most nutritional active ingredients

Products

The PHARMACOAT® range includes different grades of varying viscosity. They can all be used as wet granulation binder or film-forming polymer.

Grade Type Labeled viscosity (cP)
606   6
  Hypromellose 2910  
615   15

 
Grades 606 and 615 from the PHARMACOAT® range by SHIN ETSU are suitable for dietary supplement applications in Europe.
The entire range also complies with Ph.Eur, JP and USP.

Supplier

SEPPIC distributes SHIN ETSU products in Western Europe, Southern Europe and several other countries.

SHIN ETSU develops pharmaceutical excipients and particularly cellulosic polymers for a range of applications such as film-coating, compression and matrices, etc.

SEPPIC distributes SHIN ETSU products in Western Europe and Southern Europe and several other countries. Contact us for more information.

SHIN ETSU

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