Colorcon Inc. announces the launch of the first Certified Organic clear coating system for dietary supplement tablets. The coating, approved for use in North America, was introduced in November 2013 at the SupplySide West trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Developed entirely with certified organic, non-GMO plant-based food and dietary supplement approved ingredients, Opadry® NutraPure™ enhances the natural appearance of products by adding exceptional shine and gloss, making dietary supplement tablets easier to swallow for consumers.
“Colorcon has responded to the industry and consumer calls for a more natural coating system and worked with Quality Assurance International to earn the USDA Organic certification during the evolution of this product,” stated Colorcon’s vice president of global business development, Cornelis van den Muyzenberg. “Opadry NutraPure will be produced by Colorcon using certified organic ingredients in our ISO 9001-2008 and SQF Level 2 certified manufacturing facility in West Point, Pennsylvania. The consumer-friendly product label ingredients will provide supplement manufacturers an edge in marketing their products in this highly competitive market.”
“Opadry® NutraPure™ not only produces a high gloss tablet which consumers will find appealing and easier to swallow, it also imparts exceptional flow to coated tablets and eliminates dusting which facilitates packaging and handling, easing manufacturing” adds Dr. Ali Rajbi-Siahboomi, vice president and Colorcon’s chief scientific officer.