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Kolliwax® HCO is a white to slightly yellowish, fine, free-flowing powder. The product is used as retardation component and pressing agent for the preparation of tablets for pharmaceutical application.


  • At room temperature it is a hard wax with a high melting point (85-88°C)
  • Unique particle size distribution
  • Is particularly suitable for the formulation of sensitive APIs
  • Compatible with several natural vegetable and animal waxes, as well as fatty alcohols to enhance viscosity of topical formulations
  • Suitable as a plasticizer for melt granulation, spray drying, Hot melt extrusion


Additives, Lubricants, Film formers, Viscosity modifiers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Castor oil, hydrogenated (Ph.Eur.), Hydrogenated castor oil (USP/NF), Hydrogenated oil (JP), Hydrogenated castor oil (INCI)

Region of Manufacture


Package Size

  • 0,5KG Plastic bottle
  • 20KG Fiberboard boxes

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