High performance lubricant that brings more to the tablet

Alubra® sodium stearyl fumarate from Nutrition & Biosciences is a comparatively hydrophilic lubricant widely used in capsule and tablet formulations. The fumarate moiety of Alubra® increases its melting temperature, which allows for greater functionality at high press speeds while the stearate chain maintains the lubricity of the compound and supports low ejection forces. Alubra® is also less susceptible to over-blending contributing to more flexible process conditions and reduced waste due to over blended batch failures.

A versatile solution

Alubra® is an effective tablet binder alternative to traditional lubricants and can reduce over-lubrication and incompatibilities with certain APIs across various dosage forms.

  • Orodispersible tablets, including orally disintegrating tablets
  • Capsules
  • Effervescent dosage forms
  • Formulations containing poorly water-soluble drugs
Table of product benefits for Alubra PG100 from DuPont.

Key Applications:

  • Disintegrant
  • Lubricant

The application possibilities are endless. We want to help you be successful in whatever application you are considering, so please contact us if you need more assistance.  Our experts are eager to tackle your challenges.


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