Pharmaceutical Excipients Index A to Z

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Also known as: Crospovidone polymer, Kollidon cl-m, Kollidon cl-sf, Kollidon cl, Kollidon cl-f, Cross linked polyvinyl n-pyrrolidone

Crospovidone (cross linked polyvinyl N-pyrrolidone, or PVP) is a common, FDA-approved inactive ingredient used in the pharmaceutical industry. Crospovidone is often combined with active ingredients in...

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Also known as: Walocel c

Carboxymethylcellulose sodium appears as white, fibrous, free-flowing powder, and is used commonly as an FDA-approved disintegrant in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Disintegrants facilitate the breakup...

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Also known as: Calstar excipient

Calcium stearate, consisting mainly of calcium stearate and palmitate, is a palm fatty acid distillate that is used to confer the properties of lubricity or fluidity on powder products, preventing them...

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Also known as: Ac tate de vinyle

Vinyl acetate is an organic compound with the formula CH3CO2CHCH2. A colorless liquid with a pungent odor, it is the precursor to polyvinyl acetate, an important polymer in industry. Unlike many other...

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Also known as: Kolliwax csa 50, Kolliphor csa, Kolliphor csl, Kolliwax csa 70

Cetostearyl Alcohol (CH3(CH2)nOH) is a mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohols that can come from vegetable or synthetic sources. It is classified as a fatty alcohol. Cetostearyl alcohol is a white, waxy,...

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Also known as: Kolliwax ca

Cetyl alcohol (C16H34O), also known as 1-hexadecanol or palmityl alcohol, functions as an emulsion stabilizer, opacifier, emollient and surfactant in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry. It is a...

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Also known as: Kollicream cp 15

Cetyl palmitate is a component of some solid lipid nanoparticles. Stony corals, which build the coral reefs, contain large amounts of cetyl palmitate wax in their tissues, which may function in part as...

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Also known as: Kollicream 3c

Mixture of esters of saturated C12 - C18 alcohols with caprylic (octanoic) and capric (decanoic) acids obtained by the reaction of these acids with vegetable saturated fatty alcohols.

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Also known as: Kollisolv cap

A synthetic ester of cetyl alcohol and 2-ethylhexanoic acid. Comes in the form of a pale yellow wax/liquid

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Also known as: Carboxymethyl ether

Sodium Starch Glycolate is the sodium salt of a carboxymethyl ether of starch or of a cross-linked carboxymethyl ether of starch. It may contain NMT 7.0% of Sodium Chloride. The pH and assay requirements...

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