Pharmaceutical grade HPMC stands for pharmaceutical grade hydroxypropyl methylcellulose or hypromellose. HPMC is an enzyme-resistant, water-soluble, and non-ionic cellulose ether, which is chemically stable at pH ranging from 3.0 to 11.0.
It is the most common polymer used as release control agent in different types of hydrophilic matrices for oral drug delivery. Pharmaceutical grade HPMC is a high quality hypromellose having a wide range of viscosity and meant for film coating, hard capsules manufacturing, wet granulation, & other uses in the pharmaceuticals industry. It is an odorless, neutrally colored, & tasteless material with rapid solubility in certain solvents.
The global pharmaceutical grade HPMC market is driven by their high demand for oral drug delivery in the healthcare industry. However, the high costs associated with pharmaceutical grade HPMC are expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period.
The global pharmaceutical grade HPMC market is segmented based on type, application, and geography. Based on type, the market is divided into low viscosity, middle viscosity, and high viscosity pharmaceutical grade HPMC. The application areas of the pharmaceutical grade HPMC include capsule, coating, excipient, granulation, and others. Geographically, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
- Comprehensive analysis of factors that drive and restrict the growth of the market is provided in the report.
- Detailed analysis of the industry based on type and application help in understanding the trending products across geographies.
- Porters five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to understand the market potency.
- Extensive analysis of the market is conducted by following key product positioning and monitoring of top players within the market framework.
Pharmaceutical Grade HPMC Market Report Highlights
Key Market Players
Zhejiang Kehong Chemical, Dow, Celotech Chemical, Gemez Chemical, Hopetop Pharmaceutical, Lotte, Shandong Yiteng New Material, Ashland, Hercules-Tianpu, Shin Etsu