Abstract This invention provides a new gelatin capsule formulationand subcoating for producing soft gelatin capsules having bettermechanical strength and an improved capacity for adhering toknown coating compositions, particularly enteric coatingcompositions. The finished capsule shell formulation comprisesgelatin 65%-70%, glycerin 22%-25% and water 8%-10% and thesubcoating is a suspension of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.The subcoating may also be used to manufacture improved entericcoated hard gelatin capsules.

Title
Procede denrobage de capsules de gelatine
Process for coating gelatin capsules
Application Number
567882
Publication Number
1316824
Application Date
May 27, 1988
Publication Date
April 27, 1993
Inventor
Vergilio Gerald
Matthews James W
Agent
MACRAE & CO
Assignee
Chase Chemical Company
IPC
A61K 09/48
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