Colorcon adds new mineral-free formulation to its film coating offerings

The addition is formulated without TiO2, talc, or calcium carbonate to deliver a high level of opacity to cover unsightly or dark tablet cores.

Colorcon (Harleysville, PA) added mineral-free formulations to its label-friendly Nutrafinish Film Coatings for the nutritional and dietary supplements market. The addition is formulated without TiO2, talc, or calcium carbonate to deliver a high level of opacity to cover unsightly or dark tablet cores.

“The launch of Colorcon’s new mineral-free formulations provides the nutritional market with alternative coating systems that combines superior opacity with excellent stability especially when using non-synthetic colorants,” said Kelly Boyer, vice president of film coatings, in a press release. “This product line expansion includes a new white formulation, which delivers superior opacity and the option to pigment using non-synthetic colors enables a broad choice of the color palette to provide aesthetics and brand differentiation.”