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Kollidon® VA 64 is a white or slightly yellowish, free-flowing powder with a faint characteristic odor and practically no taste. It readily dissolves in all hydrophilic solvents. Solutions of more than 10 % concentration can be prepared in water, ethanol, isopropanol, methylene chloride, glycerol and propylene glycol. It is less soluble in ether, cyclic, aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons.


  • It provides erodible instant release matrix
  • It is a solubilizer, dispersant, crystallization inhibitor and matrix former
  • For direct compression, roller compaction and wet granulation, suitable for markets with higher humidity exposure
  • It has excellent stability throughout the extrusion process
  • A coarse powder provides a dust free handling, good flowability and faster extruder feeding
  • Recently obtained GRAS/SA status (Generally Recognized As Safe/Self-Affirmed) by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use in food and nutritional supplements e.g. vitamin and mineral tablets


Additives, Binders, Matrix formers & fillers, Film formers, Crystallization inhibitors, Solubilizers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

copovidone, Copolyvidone, VP/VAc copolymer 60/40, copolymer of 1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone and vinyl acetate in a ratio of 6:4 by mass

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Package Size

  • 0,5KG Plastic bottle
  • 35KG Plastic drums
  • 0,5KG Plastic pail

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