JUNGBUNZLAUER, AUSTRIA

Jungbunzlauer is one of the world’s leading producers of biodegradable ingredients of natural origin. Jungbunzlauer enable our customers to manufacture healthier, safer, tastier and more sustainable products. Due to continuous investments, state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and comprehensive quality management, we are able to assure outstanding product quality. Our mission “From nature to ingredients®” commits us to the protection of people and their environment.

CITROFOL® AI
Triethyl citrate

CAS Registry NumberChemical FormulaPharmacopoeia Status
[77-93-0]C12H20O7USP, Ph. Eur

In pharmaceutical applications CITROFOL® AI contributes as plasticiser to the performance of enteric-coated tablets.

  • Derived out of 100 % agrarian raw materials
  • Clear liquid, low viscose and odourless
  • High boiling point – low volatility
  • Excellent compatibility with polar polymers such as acrylics, vinyl resins, ethylen-vinyl acetate and cellulose derivatives

Xanthan Gum

CAS Registry NumberChemical FormulaPharmacopoeia Status
[11138-66-2](C35H49O29)n

Functions:

  • Provides high viscosity at low concentration
  • Provides excellent stability and good flow in suspensions and
    emulsions
  • Prolongs contact time of active ingredients
  • Retards drug release in tablets
  • Compatible with most commercial thickeners and stabilisers

Properties

  • High stabilising and suspending properties
  • High viscosity at low concentration
  • Soluble in hot and cold water
  • High pseudoplasticity (shear-thinning)
  • Excellent freeze/thaw stability
  • Very resistant to pH variations
  • Highly resistant to temperature variations
  • Highly resistant to enzymatic degradation
  • Very low caloric value
  • Compatible with all commercial thickeners and stabilisers