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60 June 2015 Tablets & Capsules Solid Dosage SourceBook Kerry Corporate Description For more than 70 years, Kerry has earned its reputation for reliability and excellence in serving the biotech, pharmaceutical and nutrition markets by delivering a vast portfolio of excipients. Customers benefit from Kerry's global formulation, technical, regulatory, and quality support through every step of the development, scale- up, and product process. Products Coating Systems SheffCoat ™ film coatings allows you to select from numerous plasticizers and a wide range of colorants to customize a film coating that is compatible with your API and regional regulatory requirements. We offer a variety of different viscosities and film strengths to exactly match your existing film coating or customize a film coating that will provide superior tensile strength and adhesion while providing excellent logo definition without compromising disintegration time or other important tablet properties. Kerry 3400 Millington Rd. Beloit, WI 53511 Website: Self Lubricating Excipients The LubriTose ™ line of excipients are integrated co-processed systems designed for direct compression, high speed tableting operations which simplifies the tabletting process even further by eliminating the need for adding a separate lubricant to the powder blend, just prior to compression. Co-processing the directly compressible binding agent with a lubricant enhances the performance of the individual components while eliminating the limitations typically encountered with using Magnesium Stearate as a lubricant. Pharmaceutical Grade Lactose We deliver the industry's most extensive lactose product line in the industry, including anhydrous, spray dried, monohydrate, and inhalation lactose grades. We provide a variety of standard particle sizes to meet formulation needs and have the technical capabilities to develop customized characteristics for any formulation. Tabletting Systems Kerry manufactures a line of functional excipients that are co-processed and designed for direct tabletting operations for use in orally dissolving tablets or for use in tablets where a hard tablet with fast dissolution is desired. Cellulose Ethers SheffCel ™ is a multi-purpose excipient for pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement applications. It is widely used as a film former in aqueous film coatings as well as controlled release formulations. HPMC functions as a thickener, dispersant, emulsifier, and binder in the tablet core.

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