Noveon® Polycarbophil

Noveon® AA-1 Polycarbophil, USP is a high molecular weight acrylic acid polymer crosslinked with divinyl glycol. This polymer serves as an excellent mucoadhesive excipient and has been used extensively to enhance the delivery of active ingredients to various mucous membranes. Noveon Polycarbophil can provide enhanced lubrication functionality to ophthalmic drug formulations and excellent controlled release characteristics in oral drug delivery applications. This acrylic acid excipient is also ideal for use in, buccal, nasal, vaginal, and rectal bioadhesive products and is effective for use in both aqueous and anhydrous systems.