Tablets & Softgels

Today, the nutritional market offers a wide range of formats to aid consumers in obtaining the appropriate level of nutrients. Tablets and softgels remain at the forefront of popular delivery forms that have been consumed for many generations.  Customers old and young consume tablets and softgels as convenient and quick solutions to enhance daily nutrient intake.  Most consumers taking these supplements likely do not realize both the processing and absorption challenges faced by manufacturers.  ABITEC provides solutions for both improving manufacturing inefficiencies and enhancing absorption.

Featured Product: Captex® Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) provide both functional and nutritional benefits across your tablet and softgel applications.

Functional Benefits Include:

  • Ability to solubilize active nutritional ingredients to enhance absorption while contributing almost no taste or odor to the formulation
  • Useful in lubrication, printing, and painting of soft gels, and as an anti-adhesive, and polishing agent in tablets
  • Excellent stability 24-36 months

Nutritional Benefits include:

  • Sustained energy
  • Supports weight management
  • Healthy cognition
Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number

Captex 300 C 

Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1

Captex 300 C USP-NF MCT

Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1
Captex 300 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1
Captex 355 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1,
73398-61-5
Captex 1000 Glyceryl Tricaprate 621-71-6
Captex 8000 Glyceryl Tricaprate 538-23-8

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Related Products

CAPMUL®

Capmul mono- and diglycerides improve the bioavailability of insoluble and/or impermeable active nutritional ingredients (ANIs). The dietary supplement industry continues to struggle with ingredient absorption, emulsification and solubilization.  Capmul ingredients help solve these issues found in today's complex formulations.

Functionalities include:

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number 
Capmul 471 Glyceryl caprylate/caprate  
Capmul GMO-50 Glyceryl Monooleate 25496-72-4

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CAPROL®

These polyglycerol esters (PGEs) are used as emulsifiers and solubilizers in an array of nutritional supplements because they offer a wide range of HLBs meeting the needs of many formulation requirements.

In addition, other benefits include:

  • Improves texture and consistency
  • Works well with proteins to improve flow properties
  • Adds unique properties such as smooth mouth feel
  • Stabilizes aerated systems by controlling the agglomeration of fat globules
  • Reduces interfacial tension at oil-water boundaries

Product Name

Chemical Name CAS Number

Caprol 3GO

Triglycerol  Monooleate 9007-48-1
Caprol ET Hexaglycerol Octasterate 67784-82-1
Caprol MPGO Polyglycerol Esters of Oleic Acid 9007-48-1
Caprol PGE 860 Decaglycerol Mono- & Dioleate 9007-48-1

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STEROTEX®

Sterotex powdered oils have numerous applications in the nutritional industry including lubrication, dry binding, sustained-release, taste masking and more!

Product Name Chemical Name CAS Numbe
Sterotex HM, NF Hydrogenated Soybean Oil 8016-70-4
Sterotex, NF Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil 68334-00-9
Sterotex P Palm Oil and Modified Palm Oil  

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