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ollicoat IR

Polyvinyl alcohol-polyethylene glycol copolymer

Macrogol Poly(vinylalcohol) Grafted Copolymer is included in Ph. Eur. 6.7.A
Ethylene Glycol and Vinyl Alcohol Graft Copolymer, USP/NF
CAS : 96734-39-3
Manufacturer: BASF    

Kollicoat® IR (polyvinyl alcohol polyethylene glycol graft copolymer) was designed as an instant release film-forming agent. In principle, water-soluble polymers can act as wet binders in tablet manufacturing.

As a binder Kollicoat® IR is characterized by

  • good flowability of the granules
  • high tablet hardness 
  • low ejection forces
  • short disintegration times.
  • due to the low peroxide level it is highly suitable for low dosed and oxygen sensitive drugs.

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