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  • Designated by the FDA-OTC Antacid and Antiflatulent Review Panel as a safe and effective antiflatulent component of antacid and other gastrointestinal preparations
  • Kosher/Halal Certified
  • Chemically inert, therefore does not alter the characteristics of material to be defoamed
  • Outstanding behavior in alkaline systems
  • Easy to disperse in most aqueous and anhydrous foaming systems
  • Effective in low doses such as 1 to 100 mg per kg of material to be defoamed
  • Produced in a registered drug facility according to criteria set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Produced in a facility compliant with Good Manufacturing Practices (FDA regulations 21 CFR Part 210 & 211 and ICH Q7)
  • Tested in accordance with and meets all the requirements of the European Pharmacopeia (EP) for Simeticone1


  • Cited in FDA regulations 21 CFR 332.10 and 21 CFR 332.15 as a safe and effective over-the-counter drug to alleviate the symptoms of gas associated with heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion and post operative gas pain
  • Highly effective for control of foam in aqueous and anhydrous systems
  • For use in treatments for stomach pain
  • For use in antacid gels and radiological tracers
  • For use in treatments for ulcers and gas due to abnormal swallowing

Product Details

Property Average result
Loss On Heating 0.2 %
Defoaming Test 3 seconds
Simethicone Content 100 %
Viscosity 2,775 cP
Appearance Translucent Gray
Heavy Metals 5 ppm
Comment Simethicone EP
Display in metric units

The above properties are tested on a lot-to-lot basis. Do not use as a basis for preparing specifications. Please contact NuSil Technology for assistance and recommendations in establishing particular specifications.

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