Excipients & formulation

Oral Excipients

IMCD offers a complete range of excipients for solid dose formulations, including directly compressible binders, granulation binders, co-processed high-functionality binders, diluents for tablets and capsules, disintegrants, lubricants, antiadherents, glidants, coloring agents and flavors.


  • Microcrystalline Cellulose, including Co-Processed High-Functionality Excipients
  • Lactose (Spray-Dried, Anhydrous & Monohydrate)
  • Calcium Phosphate (Anhydrous & Dihydrate)
  • Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose for Tablet Cores & Coatings
  • Croscarmellose Sodium, including GMO-Free
  • Carbomers 
  • Magnesium Aluminometasilicate 
  • Mannitol
  • Povidone (PVP)
  • Crospovidone
  • Sorbitol
  • Dimethicone
  • Sodium Stearyl Fumarate
  • Sodium Starch Glycollate
  • Hydroxypropylcellulose
  • Native & Modified Corn Starch
  • Carrageenan
  • Alginates
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Flavors
  • Colors
  • Functional & Aesthetic Coatings
Suspensions and Oral Liquid Excipients 

Suspensions are a crucial dosage form when looking to meet specific needs, such as the delivery of a drug with poor solubility or a medicine for specific groups of patients like children. Our range of excipients can be used to help formulate suspensions – syrup or dry – as well as reconstitutable suspensions. 


  • Microcrystalline Cellulose & Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium
  • Alginates
  •  Flavors
  • Carboxymethylcellulose
  • Carbomers
  • Natural Gums
  • Sorbitol
  • Maltitol
  • Glucose Syrup
Topical Excipients

Our topical excipient offering covers both safe and efficient topical medicines and cosmetically acceptable formulations, to increase patient compliance and adherence to the treatment. We understand trends and needs within the market and provide a wide variety of pharmacopeial excipients and active ingredients, as well as the technical expertise necessary to improve the skin feels of formulations.


When grouped by functionality, our portfolio includes:  


  • Active Ingredients
  • Emollients & Moisturizers
  • Emulsifiers & Co-Emulsifiers
  • Rheology Modifiers
  • Suppository Bases
  • Gelling Agents
  • Penetration / Absorption Enhancers
  • Skin Feel Enhancers
  • Bio-Adhesive Polymers
  • Solubilizers
  • Film-Formers
  • Preservatives
  • Colors
  • Stiffening Agents
Our full product offering includes:
  • Silicones
  • Carbomers
  • Fatty Alcohols 
  • Petrolatum Derivatives
  • Butters 
  • Waxes
  • DMSO Procipient®
  • Esters & Fatty Acids
  • O/W and W/O Emulsifiers
  • Silicas & Fumed Silicas
  • Polysorbates
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • HPC & Other Cellulosic Derivates
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Propylenglycol
  • Sodium CMC
  • Noveon AA-1 Polycarbophyl
  • Dimethyl Isosorbate
  • Polysilicone Elastomers 1100 & 1148P
  • Preservatives
  • Colors
Inhalation Excipients 

Our portfolio combines key elements of every DPI formula. We offer both actives and carriers, with customized particle sizes, shaped to suit your inhalation device and targeted deposition. This includes:

  • Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for Pulmonary Delivery
  • Lactose for DPI:
  • Milled
  • Sieved
  • Micronized 
Injectable Excipients
IMCD offers a range of high purity injectable excipients designed for all types of intravenous products, including vaccines and biopharmaceutical drugs.