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1. (WO2001032150) EDIBLE COATING COMPOSITION

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/032150    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/021397
Publication Date: Fri May 11 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 05 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: A61K 9/16
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/48
Applicants: FMC CORPORATION
AUGELLO, Michael
DELL, Sheila, M.
TUASON, Domingo, C.
MODLISZEWSKI, James, J.
RUSZKAY, Thomas, A.
WERNER, David, E.
Inventors: AUGELLO, Michael
DELL, Sheila, M.
TUASON, Domingo, C.
MODLISZEWSKI, James, J.
RUSZKAY, Thomas, A.
WERNER, David, E.
Title: EDIBLE COATING COMPOSITION
Abstract:
An edible, hardenable coating composition containing microcrystalline cellulose and carrageenan and at least one of a strengthening polymer, a plasticizer, a surface active agent or a combination thereof. The coating composition of the present invention may be applied to pharmaceutical and veterinary solid dosage forms, confectionery, seeds, animal feed, fertilizers, pesticide tablets, and foods and provides an elegant prompt release coating which does not retard the release of active ingredients from the coated substrate.