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galenIQ™ 990 for High-Boiled Lozenges

isomalt (Ph.Eur./BP/USP-NF)

SEM photograph of galenIQ™ 990, magnification 130 x
galenIQ™ 990 is a special type of pharmaceutical graded isomalt for high-boiled lozenge applications.

  • Ideal base for amorphous drug delivery systems such as high-boiled lozenges
  • Solubility 25 g/100 g solution at 20°C in water
  • Narrow particle size distribution
  • High chemical and temperature stability
  • Low hygroscopicity - reduced adsorption of moisture
  • High glass-transition temperature
  • Non-sticky lozenges - ideal for blister packaging
  • Outstanding shelf-life
  • Extended/sustained release of API's in oral cavity
  • Adds good taste to formulations
  • Cariostatic and low glycaemic/insulinemic
  • Non-animal origin and GMO free

Preferred Application

a) High-Boiled Lozenges
  • Deposited, stamped or filled lozenges
  • Antitussive, decongestant, antihistamine or expectorant API's
  • Treatment of nasal congestion, sore throats, coughs or inflammations etc.
b) Melt Extrusion
  • Base material for amorphous matrixes

Additional Information

Isomalt is listed in the FDA/CDER list of inactive ingredient database http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/iig/
Physical properties of galenIQ™ 990: Download (JPEG, 199.3 KB)

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