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LACTEL Standard Products

All pharmaceutical grade polymer production is conducted in accordance with the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Good Manufacturing Practices guidance for Bulk Pharmaceutical Excipients, which are recognized and published in the United States Pharmacopeia. Polymers are produced in ISO 8 clean rooms with controlled temperature and humidity in our modern, well-equipped production and laboratory facilities in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Both Drug and Device Master Files are maintained with the FDA.

 

Product No. Chemical Name End Group Abbrev.

Inherent Viscosity (IV)

 dL/g

Ester Terminated Polymers
B6017-1 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.15 - 0.25
B6010-1 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.26 - 0.54
B6010-2 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6029-2 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.62 - 0.65
B6029-1* 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.65 - 0.85
B6010-3 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.76 - 0.94
B6010-4 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 50:50 DL-PLG 0.95 - 1.20
B6001-1 65:35 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 65:35 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6001-2* 65:35 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 65:35 DL-PLG 0.83 - 0.93
B6007-1 75:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 75:25 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6007-2 75:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 75:25 DL-PLG 0.80 - 1.20
B6006-1 85:15 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 85:15 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6006-2 85:15 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) E 85:15 DL-PLG 0.76 - 0.85
B6005-1 Poly(DL-lactide) E DL-PL 0.26 - 0.54
B6005-2 Poly(DL-lactide) E DL-PL 0.55 - 0.75
B6002-1* Poly(L-lactide) E L-PL 0.15 - 0.35
B6002-2 Poly(L-lactide) E L-PL 0.90 - 1.20
B6003-1 Poly(ε-caprolactone) E PCL 0.65 - 0.85
B6003-2 Poly(ε-caprolactone) E PCL 1.00 - 1.30
B6015-1* 25:75 Poly(DL-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) E 25:75 DL-PLCL 0.70 - 0.90
B6016-1 80:20 Poly(DL-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone)  E 80:20 DL-PLCL 0.70 - 0.90
*Not routinely stocked. Please call for quote and availability.
Acid Terminated Polymers
B6013-1 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) A 50:50 DL-PLG 0.15 - 0.25
B6013-2 50:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) A 50:50 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6012-4* 75:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) A 75:25 DL-PLG 0.70 - 0.90
B6014-1* Poly(DL-lactide) A DL-PL 0.16 - 0.25
 

Sample Kits

Sample Kit A
(SK-A)
Five 10 g samples of 50:50 poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) with inherent viscosities ranging from 0.15 to 1.2 dL/g
Sample Kit B
(SK-B)
Three 10 g samples of poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) ranging from 50-100 mole % DL-lactide, inherent viscosity within 0.55-0.75 dL/g
Sample Kit C
(SK-C)
Two 10 g samples of crystalline homopolymers: poly(L-lactide) and poly(ε-caprolactone)
Sample Kit D        (SK-D) Two 10 g samples of DL-PLCL, 25:75 and 80:20, IV 0.70 - 0.90 dL/g
Custom Kit 1          (CK-1) Four 10 g samples of polymers from inventory of customer's choice
End Group: E - Ester Terminated, A - Acid Terminated

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Technical Data

Data describing characteristics of lactide, glycolide and ε-caprolactone polymers to assist you in selecting the optimal polymer for your program.

Safety Data Sheets

 

The following Safety Data Sheets are saved in a format that can be viewed and printed from Acrobat Reader.
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