Opadry® Enteric, Formulated for Solvent Coating

Opadry Enteric is a platform of fully formulated delayed release coating systems from Colorcon suitable for application by organic or hydro-alcoholic processing techniques. Specific Opadry Enteric coating series have been developed from enteric polymers including the “91 series” which uses Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (Phthalavin enteric coating polymer, PVAP) and the "94 series" which uses "poly(methacrylic acid, methyl methacrylate) 1:1 from Evonik. All Opadry Enteric systems allow for rapid dispersion preparation and application with many types of coating equipment, including conventional pans.

Complete, Color Matched, Dry Powder Formulations

  • Available in white, clear and pigmented
  • Batch-to-batch color guarantee

Non-aqueous or Hydro-Alcoholic Solvent Systems Available

  • Enteric protection can be achieved at low coating weight gain (5-7%) on suitable substrates
  • Suitable for use with highly moisture-sensitive materials
  • Enables safer suspension handling and easy solvent vapor recovery

Recommended Use:

Suitable for use in major pharmaceutical markets and developed using compendial ingredients that meet global (or local market) requirements.

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