HPC – Hydroxypropyl Cellulose

NISSO HPC (Hydroxypropyl Cellulose) is a modified cellulose obtained by reacting propylene oxide with cellulose.
The presence of hydroxypropoxy group prevents the hydrogen bonding between the hydroxy groups on the cellulose chain, thereby making HPC soluble.

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Quadra is proud to represent Nisso’s Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) product portfolio for the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Food & Personal Care industries in Canada & Pharmaceutical industry in the USA .

NISSO HPC was first sold in Japan in 1969 and is globally approved for use in food product and as a pharmaceutical excipient. Nippon Soda has multiple manufacturing lines in Niigata, Japan which have been fully IPEC GMP compliant since 2010.

NISSO HPC (Hydroxypropyl Cellulose) is a water soluble, non-ionic derivative of cellulose and a leading pharmaceutical tablet binder used in over 3,000 marketed drugs worldwide. NISSO (Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.) has over 50 years of experience and technical expertise for manufacturing premium quality, silica-free HPC that meets the highest standards of the pharmaceutical market. NISSO HPC is available in a wide range of viscosities and particle size grades to achieve the most desirable excipient functionality for your application.

Quality Attributes of Nisso HPC:

  • 5-year shelf life
  • USP-NF, EP, JP compliant
  • Excellent manufacturing standards: ISO9001, GMP, HACCP
  • Highest quality and purity
  • Sourced from sustainably harvested tree farms
  • Non-GMO Project Verified

For more information on Nisso HPC, contact your Quadra Account Manager.

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