Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients – 9th Edition

The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients is internationally recognised as the world’s most authoritative source of information on pharmaceutical excipients. It provides you with a one stop resource when researching an excipient for use.  The 400+ monographs are also thoroughly cross referenced and indexed to allow their identification by chemical, non proprietary or trade names.

Extensive content updates in the new edition include:

  • Over 420 fully referenced excipient monographs, many including IR, Raman, and NIR spectra
  • 13 new monographs including several amino acids and hydrated silicon dioxide
  • 250 existing monographs reviewed
  • New chapters include excipient selection for orally inhaled and injectable formulations

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Table of Contents
New Formulation Considerations and Related Information chapters on:
  • Functional Categories of Pharmaceutical Excipients
  • Pharmaceutical Excipients in Pediatric Formulations
  • The Selection of Excipients for Oral Solid Dosage Forms
  • The Selection of Excipients for Injectable Formulations
  • Formulation Considerations for Orally Inhaled Dosage Forms
  • Reactive Components in Pharmaceutical Excipients
  • Biological Effects of Pharmaceutical Excipients
  • The Use of Counter-ions and Co-formers in the Creation of Salt and Co-crystal Forms of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)
Over 400 Monographs benefiting from a standardized, easy-to-use template including:
  • pharmacopoeial information from the UK, Europe, Japan and the United States
  • non-proprietary names and synonyms
  • chemical name and structure, CAS Registry number, empirical formula, molecular weight
  • functional category, applications and incompatibilities
  • material description and typical excipient properties
  • safety, stability, storage and handling information
  • method of drug manufacture
  • related substances
  • primary references
  • editorial comments
  • author details and revision date



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