Film Coating with Aqueous Latex Dispersions

October 1, 2001
Ketan A. Mehta, PhD

Ketan A. Mehta, PhD, is a technical services manager at Röhm Pharma Polymers, Degussa Corporation.

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Stephen W. Hoag, PhD

Stephen W. Hoag, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy.

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Nasser Nyamweya

Nasser Nyamweya is a graduate student at the University ofMaryland, School of Pharmacy.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-10-01-2001, Volume 2001 Supplement, Issue 4

The authors provide an overview of formulating latex dispersions with pigments for the film coating of solid dosage forms, including factors such as regulation, methods for assessing stability, and surface chemistry.