Compressol® SM

Compressol® SM co-processed polyol is a directly compressible excipient consisting of mannitol and sorbitol. This product is designed to assist the formulator with high active-loading formulations and difficult-to-compress actives. Compressol SM combines the benefits of both mannitol and sorbitol for a unique functionality.

Key Benefits Include:


  • Low hygroscopicity is extremely important for tableting operations because excessive moisture uptake can cause poor powder flow and sticking that can impact the quality characteristics of tablets such as hardness, dissolution, and bioavailability. The low hygroscopicity of Compressol SM makes it ideal for the formulation of moisture-sensitive actives.


  • Compressol has the low hygroscopicity and pleasant mouth feel of mannitol and the high compressibility of sorbitol.


  • Compressol has a pleasant taste and favorable mouth feel that makes it especially suitable for chewable tablets, but it can also be used in conventional tablets and quick-dissolve tablets.

Related Applications

Excipients for Swallow Tablets

Excipients for Swallow Tablets

Traditional swallow tablets are the most widely used solid oral dosage form. Their main advantages are ease of formulation and good chemical and physical stability. They tend to be the most economical to produce.

Excipients for Chewable Tablets and Lozenges

Excipients for Chewable Tablets and Lozenges

Chewable tablets and lozenges are often a preferred dosage form for children and adults who cannot swallow traditional tablets. Ideally these dosage forms should have a smooth, creamy texture and a pleasant taste.

Ingredients for Nutraceuticals

Ingredients for Nutraceuticals

Highly engineered materials and expertise in functional core excipients have made us a valued partner in the formulation of dietary supplements and nutritional products. Our products help you achieve superior organoleptic properties.

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