Hard gelatin capsule shell


(Manoj Singh) #1

Hard gelatin capsule shell is excipient or primary packing material?


(Sabbineni) #2

It is excipient. Shells are made with gelatin.


(Sajjad Ahmad) #3

Gelatin shells are primry packging material


(Manoj Singh) #4

No, it is excipient.


(Manoj Singh) #5

Gelatin is excipient not a primary packing material.


(Sajjad Ahmad) #6

sory im wrong
Yes. I got it. It is excipient. Mentioned as excipient in USP chapter Excipient Performance <1059>.


(Lokesh) #7

As it swallowed directly it must be excipient


(Sajjad Ahmad) #8

i have a question many industrues dispense shells by packaging material store not by raw material store.why?