Spectraease™ solutions provide customers in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries with a customized color inclusion for excipients and coating systems that resolve cleaning, mottling, static, processing and inventory management challenges.


Sensient’s team of scientists develops a custom single Spectraease™ formulation benefiting:

  • Raw material management
  • Production efficiency
  • Blending and end-product quality

Sensient’s Spectraease™ solutions allow you to do more with less:

  • Fewer ingredients
  • Reduce turnover time
  • Equipment cleaning – alleviates laborious cleaning from scratches in equipment
  • More accurate measurements
  • Minimize waste
  • Increase productivity
  • Coat challenging cores
  • Create difficult-to-attain effects

The Spectraease™ EN powdered two-box system is a novel, simple approach to targeted drug release for the pharmaceutical industry. Box 1 is comprised of surfactants, plasticizers, detackifiers and optional colors to include: clear, white, red, blue or yellow. Box 2 in the system includes the following two product variations:

SpectraEase EN-K – Pre-neutralized
To be used in conjunction with Kollicoat MAE 100P

SpectraEase EN-E – Without Neutralizer
To be used in conjunction with Eudragit L100-55

  • Pre-formulated color system without polymer
  • Simplifies operations
  • Decreases error in weighing multiple components
  • Decreases raw material inventory of multiple components
  • Provides customers with Standard Colors for quick ease-of-use
  • Customizable color
  • Provides customers with their preferred choice of enteric Methacrylic acid polymer
  • Easy-to-use 2-Box system (1:1)
  • Use can be modified by the customer to achieve a desired controlled release
  • Easy application and cleanup
  • No bearding, sticking
  • Smooth surface
  • Excellent logo definition
  • Provides effective stable enteric functionalities with fast dissolution in the upper bowel, based upon solubility above a pH of 5.5
  • Conforms to both USP and EP guidelines for disintegration