ECOPOL™ L 30 D 55 - is a co-polymer derived from methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate (1:1). It is a ready to use 30% dispersion in water containing recommended surfactants. It is miscible with water in all proportions. It is soluble at pH 5.5 and functions best in aqueous based systems. The dispersion needs to be neutralized with suitable strong alkali prior to the addition of plasticizer, glidant & colorants.
Its major application is for Enteric/Delayed release coating for drug delivery in the duodenum.
The material has monographs in major internationally recognized pharmacopoeias namely Ph. Eur., USPNF and JPE.
Ideal Cures has filed Type IV USDMF (No. 25645) for this material.
Commercial packing is available in HDPE drums of 5 and 25 kg and 1000 kg IBC of HDPE caged in an in-built pallet.
Recommended re-evaluation period is 18 months from the date of manufacturing.
It is recommended to store in properly closed containers between 10 – 25 deg. C and must not be frozen. The container, once opened, should preferably be used at the same time. Part quantities should not be stored unused for long periods.