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Glyceryl Behenate

Specializing in the production of pharmaceutical excipients

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Glyceryl Behenate

(CDMF NO.: F20209990110)

Name: Glyceryl Behenate

CAS No.:30233-64-8/ 18641-57-1/77538-19-3

Package: 5kg/drum, 20kg/drum

Appearance: White or off-white powder or hard wax block; it has a slight odor.

Soluble in chloroform and almost insoluble in water or ethanol.

Quality Standard: CHP2020; USP40-NF35; EP9.0; GB1886.65-2015


  *As a binder and lubricant for tablets and capsules

*As a matrix material or coating material for sustained-release preparations

*As a thickener for silicone gelling agents and emulsions

*As a taste masking agent

*Used as emulsifier in food.

*Used in daily chemical products such as facial cleanser, toner, shampoo, toothpaste.

ApplicationDosage/ %Examples
Sustained release skeleton material>10.0Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate Sustained Release Tablets
Fat-soluble coating material>10.0 
Lubricants for tablets, etc1.0-3.0Captopril Tablets
Taste-masking agent Amoxicillin Dry Suspension
Adhesives for tablets, etc1.0-3.0 
Thickeners for gels, emulsions, etc1.0-15.0 


  1. As a sustained release skeleton material:

    Suitable for a wide range of tabletting process: direct tabletting, wet granulation, dry granulation and hot melt granulation;

PH-independent drug release;

Burst-free drug release related to ethanol;

Drug release through diffusion mechanism to avoid burst effect;

Without digestion and high physiological tolerance.

2. As a lubricant:

No effect on disintegration time and drug release;

Improve compressibility in tablet and capsule production;

Do not interfere with drug testing;

Do not reduce tablet hardness;

Acid drugs can use it.

Safety: Generally considered non-toxic and non-irritating.

Storage: Preserve in tight containers at a temperature not higher than 35°


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