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The coating peels away from the tablet surface.
Tablets are broken during the coating run.
Coating spans across the tablet logo or breakline, making the logo unreadable or breakline not clearly visible.
The edges of the tablets are worn away or damaged during the coating run.
Spray Drying (logo filling)
Dried coating material creates a rough, uneven surface on the tablet and/or fills the logo or breakline, making the logo unreadable.
The tablet surfaces are worn away or damaged during the coating run.
Tablet-To-Tablet Color Variation
The color of coated tablets is uneven
within the batch.
Two or more tablets are stuck together.
Orange Peel Roughness
The entire surface of the coated tablets appears rough, like the surface of an orange.
The coating is cracked, fractured or broken.
The color of individual tablets is uneven or non-uniform.
Picking and Sticking
The tablets show coating material pulled from the tablet surface and/or coating material deposited on the surface.
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