Soft Gelatin Capsules
We are rendering best grade soft gelatin capsules to our valuable customers. These are basically oral dosage form for medication that are very much similar to capsules, further they are known for their versatility. The offered products have solid outer shell that surrounds a semi-solid or liquid center (inner fill). They have the fine composition of active ingredients that are perfectly incorporated into their inner fill as well as outer shell. These are produced by utilizing sophisticated methodology and high quality ingredients such as opacifier, water, plasticizer and gelatin.
Advantages of softgels
Disadvantages of softgels
Outer shell of softgels: The outer shell of capsules are produced with the combination of a potato starch matrix or gelatin. Gelatin matrix is consists of solvent, plasticizer, gelatin and other components like colorants & flavors.
Gelatin- bovine, porcine, or piscine (fish) origin. They comes in a wide assortments of bloom strengths. Resilient of the gel is usually based on the bloom strength means the higher the strength, the more bouncy the gel. Many oil based fills are capsulized by utilizing a bloom strength of 150. The higher bloom strength is commonly used for polyethylene (PEG) based oils. The disadvantages of porcine and bovine gelatin might be overcome by piscine(fish) gelatin.
Plasticizer- Sorbitol special and glycerin are the most common plasticizers that are gratified for their versatile nature. Sorbitol special is usually used with polyethylene based fills, on the other hand glycerin is utilized with oil based fills. Sorbitol special is developed to suppress sorbitol from crystallizing out in the gelatin shell. Sorbitol is not suitable for PEG as it will not leach out of the shell into the polyethylene based fill as like as glycerin would. Further do not substitute sorbitol for sorbitol special.
Optional Ingredient- Approved colors and flavors.
Potato starch matrix– The given product is a glassy, crystal clear substance resembling gelatin, further it is neutral in taste and color. It is of plant origin that makes it digestible, and therefore, the anxieties of certain bovine related diseases are not an issue, and they render a gelatin-free alternative for vegetarians. Currently, available from Caps under the name MULTILON SG.