Evaluation of selected properties of calcium alginate gel films made by two different techniques
- At: PSWC, Melbourne (Australia) (2014)
- Type: Poster
- By: KENNEDY, Ross (Charles Sturt University, Biomedical Sciences, Wagga wagga, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Crossingham, Yazmin (Charles Sturt University, Wagga wagga, Australia)
Kerr, Philip (Charles Sturt University, Wagga wagga, Australia)
Sodium alginate is a non-toxic polysaccharide widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. In the presence of calcium ions it forms a gel that may be used as a coating on pharmaceutical dosage forms. Dry cast (i.e. DC) films were made by evaporation of a sodium alginate solution and immersion of the dry sheet in a calcium chloride.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.