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Avicel® CE-15

Avicel® CE-15

Microcrystalline Cellulose and Guar Gum

The superior organoleptic performance of Avicel CE-15 in chewable tablets results in dramatic differences for end users, primarily in the areas of overall sensory experience and perceived taste, when compared to other tablet binders. When using Avicel CE-15, the user experiences: less grittiness, reduced tooth packing, minimal chalkiness, creamier mouthfeel, and improved overall palatability.

  • Generic and alternative names

    • Avicel® CE Microcrystalline Cellulose and Guar Gum
    • Microcrystalline cellulose (INCI Name): MCC, cellulose gel

    • Guar gum: Cyamopsis gum; Galactasol; Guar flour

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Designed for production of chewable tablets with low friability, rapid disintegration and improved mouthfeel
    • Powder flow
    • Content uniformity
    • Tablet compactibility
    • Lubrication tolerance
    • Sensory attributes in chewables
    • Suspension properties in liquids
    • Highly suitable for continuous manufacturing
  • Function

    • Filler
    • Diluent
  • Application

    Key applications:

    • Direct Compression
    • Dry Granulation
    • Chewable
  • Grades

    Available Grades Particle Size, μm Moisture, % Differentiating Features
    Avicel® CE-15 75 NMT 8

    Improves sensory attributes by reducing grittiness, tooth packing, and friability to create a creamier mouthfeel

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