Drug Delivery

Henkel: Providing Advanced Adhesive Solutions For Drug Delivery Systems

Henkel is a leading global supplier of drug delivery polymers for transdermal and transmucosal drug delivery. Henkel offers three innovative excipient platforms – DURO-TAK® and GELVA®  transdermal pressure sensitive adhesives, PROLOC® bioadhesives for transmucosal delivery and VELOX™ MCS (microcrystalline starch) for multiparticulate delivery. 

Henkel has been an integral part of the transdermal market since its inception. As the global leader in acrylic polymers for transdermal drug delivery, Henkel’s DURO-TAK® and GELVA® pressure sensitive adhesives are approved in over 50 unique commercial patches marketed in the Americas, Australia, China, Europe, India, Japan and Korea.

With almost 60 years of experience in acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives, expert technical service, complete regulatory support for your filings, and manufacturing capability in both North America and Europe, Henkel has the experience, resources and expertise to make your drug delivery project a success.

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Bioadhesives
Bioadhesives provide superior adhesion, complete erosion and high drug loading capacity.

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Multiparticulate Drug Delivery
VELOX® MCS microcrystalline starch is a proprietary new excipient for the preparation of pharmaceutical pellets via extrusion spheronization which enables rapid and complete drug release.

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Transdermal Adhesives
DURO-TAK® has been an integral part of the transdermal market since its inception. Our innovation and expertise have made Henkel the global leader in acrylic polymers for transdermal drug delivery.

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