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Simethicones

Simethicone

DESCRIPTION
  • A unique granular solid
  • Kosher and Halal certified
  • Easily blends with other tableting ingredients
  • Eliminates the cost and clean-up of applying liquid Silicone antiflatulents
  • Contains all Compendial grade components suitable for oral use
  • Can be combined with flavors and lubricants
  • Produced in registered drug facilities according to criteria set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
APPLICATION
  • Cited in FDA regulations 21 CFR 332.10 and 21 CFR 332.15 as a safe and effective over-the-counter drug for use as an antiflatulent to alleviate the symptoms of gas associated with heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and post operative gas pain
  • Cited in FDA regulation 21 CFR 173.340 as being safe to use in food processing applications (refer to FDA regulation for allowable levels in specific food processing applications)
  • For the manufacture of single- or double-layer tablets
  • For forming uniform compositions in any concentration required
  • For effective, stable antiflatulence, even in the presence of aluminum and magnesium hydroxide
PROPERTIES
Typical PropertiesAverage Result
Appearance*White, free flowing, granular solid
Simethicone, USP Content*30%
Bulk Density0.4 g/mL
Particle Size (95% passes through 20 mesh, U.S. standard sieve)20-40 mesh (840-420 microns)
Percent Water*4.5%

*Properties tested on a lot-to-lot basis. Do not use the properties shown in this technical profile as a basis for preparing specifications. Please contact NuSil Technology for assistance and recommendations in establishing particular specifications.

Packaging

100 lb. Net weight rectangular fiber-pack container (45 kg)

Shelf Life

12 Months

Product Profile - Full Details Product Profile
Material Safety Data Sheet EU EN Material Safety Data Sheet
Example packaging
Example packaging

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