Compritol® 888 Pellets

Glyceryl dibehenate EP Glyceryl behenate NF / CR.P.

Gattefossé

A high melting point glyceride appropriate for use in oral solid dosage forms as a lipid matrix to modify (sustain or delay) the release of active ingredients.

Key Features

  • A high melting point glyceride appropriate for use in oral solid dosage forms as a lipid matrix to modify (sustain or delay) the release of active ingredients.
  • Consistancy agent (thickener) for topical formulations.


Safety of use is supported by toxicological data, GRAS status and precedence of use in approved pharmaceutical products.


Physical Form

  • Semi-solid pellets

Hydrophilic-Lipophilic Balance (HLB)

  • 2

Field of use

  • Human pharmaceutical products, veterinary products excluding food producing animals (EU), nutraceutical

Administration Route

  • Oral
  • Topical

Formulation techniques and dosage forms

  • Use in melt processing techniques: spray cooling/prilling, melt granulation (thermoplastic pelletization), hot melt coating and melt extrusion for capsule filling, tabletting, sachets etc.
  • Use in topical emulsions and microemulsions.
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