SENDS™: Sistema de dispensación de productos nutracéuticos autoemulsionantes

¿Sus nutrientes llegan a destino? Muchos suplementos contienen varios ingredientes destinados a ofrecer determinados beneficios para la salud, como la salud de los huesos, el consumo diario de vitaminas, la concentración o el aumento de energía. Los fabricantes de suplementos seleccionan los ingredientes adecuados en función de los beneficios, pero, algunas veces, hacer que esos ingredientes lleguen a la zona correcta del cuerpo y garantizar que se absorban puede ser difícil. ¡Allí es donde entra ABITEC! Los productos de ABITEC mejoran la solubilidad y promueven la emulsión de los ingredientes activos de los productos nutracéuticos (ANI), lo que genera una mayor biodisponibilidad. Incluso contamos con un sistema para asegurarnos de enviar los nutrientes para su absorción.

La solución SENDS

El sistema de dispensación de productos nutracéuticos autoemulsionantes (SENDS, por sus siglas en inglés) de ABITEC es un método de formulación mediante el cual los compuestos con poca solubilidad en agua pueden disolverse y, posteriormente, absorberse. Ofrece muchos beneficios para sus formulaciones, que incluyen:

  • Mayor biodisponibilidad
  • Mayor eficiencia de la formulación para reducir la dosis
  • Protección del ANI durante el procesamiento o la fabricación, y en el entorno gastrointestinal
  • Menor efecto alimentario
  • Se puede usar en formas farmacéuticas líquidas o sólidas
  • Cada sistema SENDS está personalizado para satisfacer sus necesidades respecto de las formulaciones

A typical SENDS system will consist of a solubilizer, an emulsifier, and a surfactant and/or co-surfactant. For the nutritional space, ABITEC supplies a portfolio to support SENDS formulations:

  • CAPTEX® - Solubilizers
  • CAPMUL® - Emulsifiers
  • ACCONON® Surfactants

These product families can be used alone as a neat solvent or together in the formulation of self-emulsifying systems to ensure your nutrients reach their destination and are properly absorbed by the body. In addition, a SENDS formulation can reduce the amount of ANI necessary, and thereby reduces the dosing cost of the ANI in the supplement.  

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Captex medium-chain esters are preferred lipophilic vehicles and solvents, used alone or in combination with other excipients, in the development of solution, suspension, emulsion and microemulsion formulations for various delivery systems.

Multiple Sustainable Raw Material Options Available 

Coconut, Palm-free, and RSPO Options

Product Name

Chemical Name Caprylic (C8) fatty acid content (%) Capric (C10) fatty acid content (%) CAS Number
Captex 300 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/ Tricaprate ~70 ~30  65381-09-1
Captex 355 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/ Tricaprate ~55 ~35 65381-09-1,
Captex 1000  Glyceryl Tricaprate <1 98 621-71-6
Captex 8000  Glyceryl Tricaprylate 98 <1 538-23-8

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This line of highly-functional, highly reproducible medium and long chain monoglycerides can be used alone as a primary solubilizer or in conjunction, as an emulsifier, with other ABITEC ingredients.

Product Name Chemical Name

Capmul 471

Glyceryl caprylate/caprate

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Acconon excipients are well-characterized mixtures of polyoxyethylene mono- and diglycerides, fatty acids or fatty alcohols. They are used to improve the bioavailability of poorly water soluble drugs by direct solubilization or by acting as a stabilizing surfactant in active carrying emulsions.

Product Name Chemical Name
Acconon C-44 EP/NF* Lauroyl Macrogoglycerides
Acconon C-50 EP/NF* Stearoyl Macrogolglycerides or Stearoyl Polyoxylglycerides

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*Developmental, for nutritional/food application in US only.


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
  • Addition of 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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