DFE Pharma expands its co-processed portfolio with the launch of Pharmacel sMCC 90

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Goch, Germany (15th July 2021) – DFE Pharma, a global leader in pharmaceutical excipient solutions is excited to announce the launch of a new addition to its broad excipient portfolio, Pharmacel® sMCC 90, a silicified microcrystalline cellulose (MCC). Pharmacel® sMCC 90 has been developed as the synergistic solution for challenging oral solid dosage formulations. 

At DFE Pharma, we are continually evolving to meet the needs of our customers. Among several advancements in formulation science, co-processed excipients are gaining popularity as they offer effective means to rapidly develop products for early human trials, while minimizing the risk to product quality. 

Pharmacel® sMCC 90 is the latest introduction within our MCC co-processed portfolio. This silicified microcrystalline cellulose has been developed as the synergistic solution for challenging formulations. Co-processing silicon dioxide with microcrystalline cellulose increases its surface area, resulting in enhanced powder flow, superior tabletability, thus providing formulation robustness.  

Bas van Driel, CEO of DFE Pharma, commented: “Pharmacel® sMCC 90 is an ideal excipient that improves tablet compression and aids higher production speed, thereby enabling rapid formulation development.”

“We always put innovation at the heart of our business, thereby bringing excipients with multiple functionality benefits to our customers to meet their formulation needs”, adds van Driel. 

DFE Pharma has been a trusted name amongst Pharmaceutical companies around the world, for our high-quality excipients and reliable technical and regulatory expertise. With our global manufacturing footprint and an expansive sales and distribution network, we are able to ensure security of supply. 

For more information on DFE Pharma’s co-processed portfolio, click here.