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Powder form, ready-to-use gastrosoluble film-coating agents

The SEPIFILM™ PW is a range of HPMC-based ready-to-use film-coating agents.

The SEPIFILM™ PW range comprises immediate release film-coating agents and gives an elegant finish to tablets.

A beneficial film-coating system

The product formulations in the SEPIFILM™ PW range are optimized for aesthetic film-coating. These are HPMC-based systems that combine a film-forming polymer with a filling agent and plasticizer. They are designed for aqueous film-coating but are also compatible for organic film-coating.

The SEPIFILM™ PW products are available in powder form and in white, colourless and 11 further colours.

Each colour is created from a single pigment in order to facilitate the submission of a marketing authorisation dossier. The colour can be lightened by adding SEPIFILM™ PW White.

SEPIFILM™ PW can be combined with SEPIFILM™ LP in order to provide a coloured film-coating for moisture protection.

Main benefits

Due to its low viscosity and its powdered form, SEPIFILM™ PW has both economic and technical benefits:

  • Simple and rapid dispersion
  • 20% dry matter in dispersion without increasing viscosity
  • Time saving (up to 30%) during the film-coating process


SEPIFILM™ PW products can be used for pharmaceutical applications and are manufactured in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) applicable to excipients.

All components comply with the applicable European, US and JP pharmaceutical regulations.

All the regulatory and quality documents required for registration are available on request.

Warning, there are restrictions applicable to some pigments in countries outside Europe. Contact SEPPIC™ for more information.

Furthermore, SEPPIC™ supports its customers with a wide range of services, such as Sepischool, a theoretical and practical training course on film-coating, technical assistance from a film-coating expert on customer site and a bespoke formulation offer.

Discover the different services here.


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