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HP Caps

 quality empty vegetarian or HPMC capsules having certain features

Pullulan is a natural, water-soluble polysaccharide produced by the fermentation of starch by the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans. It belongs to the class of linear polysaccharides known as glucans.

Characteristics of pullulan capsules:

  1. Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly: Pullulan is derived from a natural fermentation process, making it suitable for vegetarian and vegan consumers.

  2. Transparent and Odorless: Pullulan capsules are transparent, allowing for a clear view of the encapsulated material. They are also odorless, which can be advantageous for certain applications where the odor of the capsule material could be a concern.

  3. Low Moisture Permeability: Pullulan has low moisture permeability, which helps protect sensitive ingredients from environmental conditions such as humidity, preserving the stability and efficacy of the encapsulated material.

  4. High Chemical Stability: Pullulan is chemically stable, which means it does not react with the encapsulated substances. This can be important for maintaining the integrity of pharmaceuticals or sensitive compounds.

  5. Ease of Production: Pullulan capsules can be manufactured using standard capsule-filling equipment, making them a practical choice for pharmaceutical and supplement manufacturers.

  6. Bioavailability: Pullulan is considered biocompatible and is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by regulatory authorities, which contributes to its use in encapsulating various substances.

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