Co-processed excipients delivering functional synergies

Our Avicel® co-processed grades are high-performing pharmaceutical excipients which yield functional advantages beyond simple single ingredient solutions to address complex formulation challenges, simplify manufacturing processes and deliver significant cost savings.


Product benefits
  • Improved powder flow

  • Superior compactibility and tablet compression profile

  • Enhanced mouth feel

  • Cost efficiency

  • Suspension rheology stabilizer

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Learn how our Co-processed Avicel® grades can support your pharmaceutical formulation.

Key applications
  • Direct-compression tableting

  • Dry granulation

  • Wet granulation

  • Extrusion and spheronization

  • Suspension

Co-processed Avicel®

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Co-Processed Avicel


Co-Processed Components

Nominal Particle Size, μm


Avicel® SMCC 50

Avicel® SMCC 90

Avicel® SMCC HD 90

Microcrystalline Cellulose Colloidal Silicon Dioxide




Improved powder flow and increased compactibility

Improved powder flow and reduced tablet variability

Improved powder flow, reduced tablet variability, higher bulk density

Avicel® RC

Avicel® CL

Microcrystalline Cellulose Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium


Ideal thixotropic behavior for stabilizing suspensions

Stabilizing reconstitutable or dry suspension formulations

Avicel® DG

Microcrystalline cellulose Dibasic calcium phosphate


Excellent compactibility and re-compactibility for difficult to compress formulations or dry granulation processes

Avicel® CE

Microcrystalline Cellulose Guar Gum


Designed for production of chewable tablets with low friability, rapid disintegration and improved mouthfeel

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