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Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients
7th Edition
by Raymond C. Rowe, Paul J. Sheskey, Walter G. Cook, Marian E. Fenton
Hardback Book (1064 Pages)
June 2012
Since it's launch, Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients has proved its worth time and time again to drug formulators, manufacturers, regulatory and legal bodies, who have established it as the go-to reference work on excipients. Pharmacists and chemists - in practice, in training and at work in a wide variety of industries - rely upon its authority and trust its content.

This new 7th edition builds upon that reputation and offers new and updated content, together with one year of free access to the online edition making it a must-have addition to your reference materials in the laboratory or in the library.

No reference work surpasses the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients in the international recognition of the authority of its content and the respect for its editorial board and contributors.


- 40 new monographs including Cellaburate, Dextran, Ethylene Glycol and Vinyl Alcohol Grafted Copolymer, D-Mannose, Polyvinyl Acetate Dispersion, Pullulan, Pyroxylin and Sucrose Palmitate

- New infra-red (IR) spectra figures for over 100 excipients to join over 150 existing near infra-red spectra

- New appendix created in response to user requests to aid the search for alternative excipients with the same function

- New regular updates online to keep information on excipients and suppliers current

- 340 existing monographs fully revised in the light of current knowledge

- Supplier index updated

Monographs benefit from a standardized, easy-to-use template and include:
•pharmacopoeial information from the UK, Europe, Japan and the United States where relevant
•non-proprietary names and synonyms
•chemical name, CAS Registry number, empirical formula, molecular weight
•functional category, applications and incompatibilities
•material description and typical properties
•safety, stability, storage and handling information
•method of manufacture
•related substances
•primary references
•editorial comments
•author details and revision date.
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  • Worldwide (except South America, Spain & Italy)
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