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Simethicones

Simethicone Ep

DESCRIPTION
  • Designated by the FDA-OTC Antacid and AntiflatulentReview Panel as a safe and effective antiflatulent component of antacid and other gastrointestinal preparations
  • Kosher/Halal Certified
  • Chemically inert, therefore does not alter the characteristics of material to be defoamed
  • Outstanding behavior in alkaline systems
  • Easy to disperse in most aqueous and anhydrous foaming systems
  • Effective in low doses such as 1 to 100 mg per kg of material to be defoamed
  • Produced in a registered drug facility according to criteria set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Produced in a facility compliant with Good ManufacturingPractices (FDA regulations 21 CFR Part 210 & 211 and ICH Q7)
  • Tested in accordance with and meets all the requirements of the European Pharmacopeia (EP) for Simeticone1
APPLICATION
  • Cited in FDA regulations 21 CFR 332.10 and 21 CFR 332.15 as asafe and effective over-the-counter drug to alleviate the symptoms of gas associated with heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and post operative gas pain
  • Highly effective for control of foam in aqueous and anhydrous systems
  • For use in treatments for stomach pain
  • For use in antacid gels and radiological tracers
  • For use in treatments for ulcers and gas due to abnormal swallowing
PROPERTIES
Typical PropertiesAverage Result
AppearanceTranslucent gray, viscous fluid
Viscosity2,775 cP (2,775 mPas)
Simethicone, EP Content100%
Defoaming Test3 seconds
Loss on Heating0.2%
Heavy Metals (as Lead)5 ppm maximum
Mineral OilsPass

The properties listed above are for reference only. 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

5 Gallon Pail (18.0 kg)
Drum (200 kg)
Tote (1000 kg)

Shelf Life

18 Months

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Material Safety Data Sheet EU EN Material Safety Data Sheet
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