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VIVAPUR® MCG

VIVAPUR® MCG

Microcrystalline Cellulose and Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium

Dispersible Cellulose

VIVAPUR® MCG is a synergistic, co-processed composite consisting of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) and sodium carboxymethylcellulose (Na-CMC). It is a unique suspending and emulsifying agent, which facilitates a wide range of liquid dosage forms. Due to its extraordinary stabilizing mechanism, VIVAPUR® MCG can be used with a broad variety of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), offering the opportunity for new applications and line extensions for existing products.

VIVAPUR® MCG is a free flowing powder. After activation, MCG builds an opaque-white dispersion which masks insoluble particles, giving the suspension a homogenous appearance. The dispersed VIVAPUR® MCG is distinguished by an odorless and tasteless, smooth but not slimy mouth feel, and handles flavors well. Upon agitation, MCG dispersions show a time-dependent decrease in viscosity and become liquid. A complete, also time-dependent, regeneration of the viscosity takes place during a subsequent rest period. This thixotropic behavior allows:

Benefits of Using VIVAPUR® MCG

  • Easy handling of dry powder
  • Heat stability
  • Compatibility with a wide range of ingredients
  • Stable over a wide pH range
  • Safe for us in animal health products, pediatric suspensions, and nutraceuticals
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose and Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium

    Ph. Eur., NF, E 460 (i) & E 466, FCC

     

    NaCMC (%)

    Particle Size

    Viscosity
    (mPa.s)

    Main Application

    VIVAPUR® MCG 581 P

    8.3 – 13.8

    >250 µm (60 mesh):
    max. 0.1%
    >75 µm (200 mesh):
    max. 35%

    72 – 168
    (1.2% solids)

    For "ready-to-use" suspensions and emulsion prepared with high shear forces.

    VIVAPUR® MCG 591 P

    8.3 – 13.8

    >250 µm (60 mesh):
    max. 0.1%
    >45 µm (325 mesh):
    max. 45%

    39 – 91
    (1.2% solids)

    VIVAPUR® MCG 611 P

    11.3 – 18.8

    >250 µm (60 mesh):
    max. 0.1%
    >45 µm (325 mesh):
    max. 50%

    50 – 118
    (2.6% solids)

    For reconstitutable dry suspensions.

    VIVAPUR® MCG 811 P

    11.3 – 18.8

    >250 µm (60 mesh):
    max. 3%

    2400 – 5600
    (2.6% solids)

    Highly effective dispersible cellulose grade for a variety of suspensions, emulsions, and spray applications.

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    VIVAPUR MCG® is a free-flowing powder consisting of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) and sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (Na-CMC).

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