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what’s happening in the world of mineral salts
The Versatility of Magnesium Carbonate

Magnesium Carbonate is one of DPLs core product lines.  The range of Magnesium Carbonate products produced is astounding and includes many variants meeting multiple compendia.  Characteristics like bulk density, granularity, compressibility, particle size, etc. as well as the level of microbial activity, endotoxin, heavy metals, etc. can be manipulated and/or controlled to impart different performance […]

FSMA Compliance and DPLs Commitment to Excellence

  The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011 makes significant amendments to the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FDCA). It requires the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to implement a sweeping array of new regulations and enforcement policies intended to better ensure the safety of food products imported and marketed in the […]

Mineral Salts for Regulating pH

The major ingredient in pharmaceutical formulations is often not the active itself, it’s the excipients. Excipients assist in the delivery of an ‘active’ that might otherwise be difficult to administer. Mineral Salts as excipients are of specific importance because they largely determine the structure of solid dosage forms and stabilize the chemical properties in liquid […]

Excipients as Preservatives

Produced for Functionality Excipients fall into several broad categories: Bulking Agents make the dosage form larger in size so that it becomes easier to manufacture and for patients to handle. Binders, which are also used in our granules for direct compression (DC), are utilized to facilitate the granulation process to make powders easier to compress. Glidants help […]

The Importance of Micronutrients

Macronutrients or “Macros” are frequently referred to when discussing a healthy diet. This proportion of carbohydrates to proteins to fats may be different for each body type, but did you know that micronutrients are just as important to your overall health? According to the World Health Organization, “these substances are the “magic wands” that enable […]

As Sustainability Becomes More Important, DPL Leads the Way

To our Valued Customers and Business Partners: Dear Business Partner / Customer, In the past several months our regular lives have been turned upside-down by the Covid-19 pandemic. With this uncertainty, we realize the severe impact this outbreak can and, in many cases, will have on our economies and business situations. The Dr. Paul Lohmann […]