CapsCanada – HPMC Capsules

K-CAPS® HPMC Capsules

With more than 30 years of experience developing high-quality capsules for a variety of medicines and supplements, CapsCanada is the original innovator and leading manufacturer of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) capsules for a variety of applications. Produced with 100% plant-derived material, K-CAPS® are ideal for consumers with dietary restrictions prohibiting the consumption of animal byproduct and are suitable for a wide range of formulations, including those that are liquid, hygroscopic or otherwise sensitive to moisture.
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The Natural Choice

K-CAPS® are produced without the use of gelling agents, making them the preferred brand of plant-based empty capsule shells among leading pharmaceutical and supplement makers in more than 60 countries. Gelling agents can negatively impact the predicted dissolution of a capsule shell, resulting in reformulation and lost time. Optimized for seamless compatibility with automatic filling machines, K-CAPS® enable manufacturers to increase productivity while reducing operating costs. K-CAPS® are free of preservatives, allergens and starches, providing health-conscious consumers with a natural alternative to animal derived capsules.

CapsCanada Capsule

Available in size 5-000
Raw materials meet all requirements of the current USP & EP
Guaranteed disintegration within 15 minutes
Moisture content is kept between 4% and 8%
Visual quality is based on the ANSI/ASQ-Z1.4 Single Sampling Plan
Five-year shelf life
  • No gelling agents, preservatives, allergens or starch
  • Kosher & Halal certified
  • Wide dosage form compatibility
  • Increased dissolution rates
  • Unsurpassed filling machine performance
  • Raw materials are FDA Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)
Your Capsule. Your Way.
Available in a full range of sizes, K-CAPS® are a high-quality, versatile option for manufacturers looking to encapsulate their products in a plant-based shell, and can be fully customized to reflect the unique characteristics of your brand.
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