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1. (WO1992009274) HIGH AMYLOSE STARCH SUBSTITUTED GELATIN CAPSULES
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Pub. No.: WO/1992/009274 International Application No.: PCT/US1991/008998
Publication Date: 11.06.1992 International Filing Date: 27.11.1991
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 19.06.1992
IPC:
A61K 9/48 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
9
Medicinal preparations characterised by special physical form
48
Preparations in capsules, e.g. of gelatin, of chocolate
Applicants:
R.P. SCHERER CORPORATION [US/US]; 2075 West Big Beaver Road Troy, MI 48084, US (AllExceptUS)
STROUD, Norman [GB/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
STROUD, Norman; US
Agent:
McDONNELL, John, J.; Allegretti & Witcoff, Ltd. Ten South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606, US
Priority Data:
619,13328.11.1990US
Title (EN) HIGH AMYLOSE STARCH SUBSTITUTED GELATIN CAPSULES
(FR) GELULES DE GELATINE A SUBSTITUTION AMIDON A TENEUR ELEVEE EN AMYLOSE
Abstract:
(EN) A gelatin capsule sheath in which a portion of the gelatin is replaced with a high amylose content starch to provide a dry capsule sheath having 3-60 % by weight high amylose starch wherein the amylose content of the starch is at least 50 % and preferably 90 % high amylose starch. The capsules of this invention have textured frosted or satin finish which do not stick together, form strong seals, are resistant to changes in shape, and are more economical to manufacture.
(FR) Enveloppe de gélule dans laquelle une partie de la gélatine est remplacée par de l'amidon à forte teneur en amylose afin de produire une enveloppe de gélule sèche comportant 3 à 60 % en poids d'amidon à forte teneur en amylose, la teneur en amylose de l'amidon étant d'au moins 50 % et atteignant de préférence 90 %. Les gélules de cette invention ont une finition glacée ou satinée texturées ne collant pas ensemble, elles forment des éléments étanches forts, elles sont résistantes aux changements de forme et plus économiques à produire.
Designated States: AU, BR, CA, FI, JP, KR, NO, US
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, GR, IT, LU, NL, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0559827AU1991091456