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Pharmaceutical Technology
Volume 34, Issue 4, pp. 128-135


Microcrystalline cellulose
Ceolus UF-711 is a highly compactible micro-crystalline cellulose with excellent powder flow. It comprises comparatively round and porous particles that contribute to high flow and compactibility. The product enables the creation of small tablets and challenging formulations. The ingredient is designed for direct compression using a gravity feeder. AsahiKASEI America, New York, NY tel. 212.371.9900

Ferro Pfanstiehl manufactures sucrose, trehalose, galactose, and maltose according to the standards of the International Conference on Harmonization to help ensure compliance to active-ingredient standards for injectable products. The company uses validated endotoxin-removal processes and conducts final-product testing to ensure high purity through very low endotoxin levels. Ferro Pfanstiehl Laboratories, Waukegan, IL tel. 800.383.0126

Gelatine properties
Eastman's gelatin formulations provide products for the changing needs of the pharmaceutical industry. The company offers compounds that withstand the degrading effects of light, moisture, and oxygen. Other gelatins mask tastes and odors and isolate irritant or unstable drugs for time-delivery products. Eastman Gelatine, Peabody, MA tel. 978.767.6299

The PanExcea MC200G performance excipient for oral disintegrating tablet applications combines two ingredients for rapid tablet disintegration and dispersion with good taste and texture. Designed for flexibility, PanExcea MC200G performance excipient enables high active-ingredient loading capacity and reduces tableting, licensing, and equipment expenses. Mallinckrodt Baker, Phillipsburg NJ tel. 800.943.4747


Cleanroom cart pass-through
Terra's pass-through features dual-side, touchpad-activated roll-up doors that are designed to enhance cleanliness, eliminate clearance requirements, and simplify operation. Sealed motorized lifters and ultrasmooth polyethylene tracks ensure clean operation. Electronic interlocks prevent cross contamination, and infrared beams stop motion if an object protrudes into the door track. Terra Universal, Fullerton, CA tel. 714.578.6000

Sterile wipes
Veltek offers sodium-hypochlorite and hydrogen-peroxide wipes that are Class 10 laundered, filtered at 0.2 μm, and formulated with US Pharmacopeia water-for-injection. The products have laser-cut edges and are guaranteed sterile with lot-specific documentation. Veltek, Malvern, PA tel. 610.644.8335


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