Polacrilin Potassium

(USAN, rINNM)
Synonyms: Kalii Polacrilinum; Polacrilina potásica; Polacriline Potassique; Polacrilinum Kalii.
Cyrillic synonym: Калия Полакрилин.

Chemical information

CAS — 54182-62-6 (polacrilin); 50602-21-6 (polacrilin).

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

USNF 26

(Polacrilin Potassium). The potassium salt of a unifunctional low-cross-linked carboxylic cation-exchange resin prepared from methacrylic acid and divinylbenzene. A white to off-white, free-flowing powder. Has a faint odour or is odourless. Insoluble in water and in most liquids.

Profile

Polacrilin potassium is used as a tablet and capsule disintegrant.
Published May 08, 2019.