Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 9th

Authors/Editor: Sheskey, Paul J; Cook, Walter G; Cable, Colin G

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 978-0-85-711375-7

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The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients is internationally recognised as the world’s most authoritative source of information on pharmaceutical excipients. It provides you with a one stop resource when researching an excipient for use.

All of the 400+ monographs are also thoroughly cross-referenced and indexed to allow their identification by chemical, non-proprietary or trade names. It is internationally recognised as the authoritative source of information on pharmaceutical excipients and a comprehensive guide to uses, properties and safety.

Monographs benefit from a standardized, easy-to-use template and include:
  • Pharmacopeial 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
  • Authors details and revision date

Changes to this new edition:
  • Contains revised and updated monographs
  • 20 + new monographs including amino acids Arginine, Proline and Asparagine
  • Includes newly added Raman spectra for many excipients
  • New chapter content including information on excipients in oral solid dose formulations, and pediatric formulations


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Sheskey, Paul J; Cook, Walter G; Cable, Colin G
ISBN: 978-0-85-711375-7
Language: English
Edition: 9th
Pages: 1296
Year: 2020