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SPECTRABLEND™ MB-H

The Spectrablend™ MB-H formulation is a HPMC-based moisture barrier (MB) coating system that provides best-in-class barrier protection over that of competitor coating systems. This innovative formula has benefits from production through to the end-user:

  • Superior moisture protection with a cleaner label
  • Extends product shelf life for moisture-sensitive products
  • Customizable pre-blended color
  • Offers sealant capabilities
  • Visual Appeal
    • Reduced edge erosion
    • Satin to glossy finish
    • Available in clear, white, pigmented and pearlescent
  • High swallow-ability
  • Easy processing to reduce costs and increase productivity
    • Ready-to-coat with no suspension screening required
    • Ready-for-use in 60 minutes
    • Low pan residues
    • Easy cleanup
  • 10% Solution solids

The “H” in our Spectrablend™ MB-H product identifies the addition of Hypromellose, short for hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC). HPMC is a cellulose-based, inert, viscoelastic polymer that provides unparalleled moisture protection.

DIFFERENTIATNG FEATURES

  • Reduction in moisture uptake as compared to other HPMC-based moisture barrier coating systems
  • High productivity with application suspension solids of 10%
  • Extends product shelf life for moisture-sensitive products
  • Ready for use in 60 minutes
  • Excellent tactile and swallow-ability attributes
  • MB-H White increases tablet hardness by 2.6x with 3% weight gain

CUSTOMIZABLE FORMULATION – MB-H
HPMC, Stearic Acid, TEC, SunFlower Lecithin

CUSTOMIZABLE FORMULATION – MB-H WHITE
HPMC, Stearic Acid, TEC, NaCitrate, Glycerides – (mono, di, tri), TiO2, SunFlower Lecithin