Introducing JRS PHARMA’s Povidone Family product line

Different types of medicines in tablet and capsule formatJRS PHARMA has announced the worldwide release of the Povidone Family product line, the latest addition to its excipients portfolio. This product line consists of three offerings:

  1. VIVAPHARM PVP (Povidone), the classic wet binder with optimal balance between adhesive strength and ease of handling
  2. VIVAPHARM PVP/VA 64 (Copovidone), the ultimate tablet binder for all processing technologies
  3. VIVAPHARM PVPP (Crospovidone), offering unsurpassed disintegration performance and versatility.

The Povidone Family product line is available locally from Rettenmaier South Africa, JRS PHARMA’s local office responsible for sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr Gernot Warnke, JRS PHARMA’s global director of R&D, comments: ‘I am excited about the addition of povidones to the portfolio, which strengthen our offering in the field of tablet binding and disintegration. The Povidone Family contributes significantly to building the most comprehensive range of solid dosage form excipients on the market.’

Rettenmaier South_Africa_logoQuality assurance and specifications

Manufactured in a state-of-the-art GMP and ISO 9001 compliant/certified production facility, the VIVAPHARM Povidone range complies with the current Povidone, Copovidone, and Crospovidone monographs in Ph. Eur. 9.0, USP39/NF34 and JP17/JPE, respectively.

The specifications for the VIVAPHARM Povidone range are set tighter than compendial limits to better meet customers’ requirements. A significant emphasis has also been placed on stringent quality control. In addition to on-site quality checks, VIVAPHARM Povidone products will go through final quality control and release in the newly established Analytical Competence Centre at the JRS PHARMA facility in Germany.

Bringing health sciences to life

JRS PHARMA is a leading manufacturer of excipients, offering a complete portfolio of solutions for the global health sciences industry. Its excipients portfolio includes high functionality excipients, binders, disintegrants, lubricants, functional fillers, thickeners, stabilisers, carriers and coatings. JRS PHARMA also offers excellent technical support and biopharma services to address the needs and formulation challenges of its customers.


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