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Kollicoat® MAE 30 DP is an aqueous dispersion with a solids content of 30% (w/w). The low viscosity product has a weak characteristic odor and a milky white or slightly yellowish appearance. Based on the solid substance the dispersion consists of about 97% (w/w) Methacrylic acid and ethylacrylate copolymer (1:1), 2.3% (w/w) Polysorbate 80 and 0.7% (w/w) sodium lauryl sulfate. Kollicoat® MAE 30 DP is miscible with water in any ratio while retaining its milky-white appearance. The polymer is insoluble in aqueous buffer systems with an acidic pH value between 1 and 5 and dissolves at pH-values of 5.5 and higher. The main application is enteric coating of solid oral dosage forms.


  • Excellent resistance to gastric fluids
  • Rapid release at pH >5.5
  • Easy and efficient processing


Pore forming , Film forming , Taste masking , Coatings , Softgels Coatings

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Methyacryl acid and ethyl acrylate copolymer dispersion(USP), Methacrylic Acid Copolymer LD (JPE), Methacrylic Acid-Ethyl Acrylate Copolymer Dispersion 30 per cent (Ph. Eur.)

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Pack Size

  • 530KG Composite IBC
  • 1000KG Composite IBC
  • 1KG Plastic bottle
  • 25KG Plastic jerrycans
  • not specified

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