Excipients for Drug Formulation

Kollisolv® GTA

Kollisolv® GTA is as a hydrophilic plasticizer in both, aqueous and solvent based polymeric coating of capsules, tablets and granules. Also used as a solubilizer and solvent as well as a humectant.

Kollisolv® GTA is mainly used as a solvent and as a solubilizer in pharmaceutical applications. It can be used in solution, liquid-suspension and lipid-based drug delivery system technologies. As versatile water or oil miscible solvent it is suitable for formulation of emulsions & creams, gels and foams. Moreover, Kollisolv® GTA can be used as solvent or polymer film plasticizer for transdermal patches. As liquid plasticizer is also suitable for softgel capsule formulations. For solid oral dosage forms it can be used as plasticizer in film coating of tablets. In semi-solid formulations it is also used regularly as a humectant. Kollisolv® GTA (Triacetin) is a clear, colorless, slightly viscous oily liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Triacetin is a trimester of glycerol and acetic acid.

Why choose Kollisolv® GTA?

  • Exclusively pharmaceutical-grade premium solvents
  • Highest standards in line with cGMP – guaranteeing you a premium product every time
  • Suitable as plasticizer, solubilizer, solvent and humectant and other applications
Product Details
Chemical name: Triacetin
Former product name: Speziol® GTA
CAS-No: 102-76-2
Raw material origin: Kollisolv® GTA is based on vegetable and synthetic origin.
Regulatory status: Ph. Eur., USP/NF: Triacetin

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