Capsugel® Coni-Snap® Hard Gelatin Capsules

Our two-piece hard gelatin capsule is a highly functional and versatile container for numerous nutraceutical formulations.
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Capsugel® Coni-Snap® perfectly match the stringent regulations and standards of major pharmaceutical companies as well as health & nutrition manufacturers and marketers with numerous filling possibilities including granules, powders, liquids, semi-solids and mini-tablets of a very wide range of ingredients for oral consumption.

Capsugel® does not produce gelatin. As the world's leading manufacturer of capsules, Capsugel® has developed a standardized quality compliance system with rigorous regulations and quality requirements for the sourcing of gelatin. The high-grade gelatin used to produce Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules meets all standards and regulations imposed by both the food and pharmaceutical industries.

To help support branding, printed text, such as a product or company name or even an image/logo can be added to the capsule. To aid in color and printing preferences, Capsugel® offers free consultation with color and design selection experts.

All of Capsugel®’s products, including Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules, are suitable for use with a wide selection of brand name filling machines. Contact us for a specific list of capsule characteristics, machine compatibility and estimated production rates.

The hard gelatin capsules can be produced using a simpler manufacturing process with fewer production steps while maintaining high quality standards. On the formulation side, hard gelatin capsules are a versatile container, offering numerous filling possibilities including granules, powders, liquids, semi-solids and mini-tablets.

When the capsules are packaged, the job still is not finished. Correct storage and packaging are important performance factors. Finished gelatin capsules leave the factory with a moisture content range of 13% to 16%. To maintain this, ideal storage conditions are 50% R.H. (relative humidity) at 21°C.

Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules can be ordered in small quantities for product development and R&D projects and very large quantities for scaling up product launches and commercial supplies. They are also available in a convenient Capsule Caddy™ Container, perfect for clinical trial batches, R&D projects or small manufacturing runs.

Capsugel® offers a large variety of color options including both in-stock color options and customized color options. Our in-stock color program offers many popular capsule colors and sizes that are ready-to-ship very quickly. Customers can also design their own capsules by selecting from numerous standard color shades or by creating their very own custom colors.

Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules are the most popular two-piece hard gelatin capsules in the world. Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules are available in a wide variety of sizes, weights and filling capacity. The most popular sizes are: 0, 0EL, 00, 00EL, 000, 1, 1EL, 2, 2EL, 3, 4 and 5.

Yes, every single Capsugel® hard gelatin capsule originates from high-quality gelatin. Strict regulations and quality requirements are followed. The high-grade gelatin used to produce Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules meets all standards and regulations imposed by both the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Constant technical improvement is just one of the reasons why customers around the world have been counting on Capsugel® Coni-Snap® two-piece capsules for over fifty years. For pharmaceutical and dietary supplement manufacturing customers, Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules offer a wide range of advantages (Available in wide array of sizes, suitable for a wide range of formulations etc...)

Capsugel® standard hard gelatin capsules, known as Capsugel® Coni-Snap®, perfectly match the stringent regulations and standards of major pharmaceutical companies as well as health & nutrition manufacturers and marketers. Constant technical improvement is just one of the reasons why customers around the world have been counting on Coni-Snap two-piece capsules for over fifty years. With a vast range of colours, sizes and imprinting possibilities, Capsugel® Coni-Snap® Capsules provide an ideal way to enhance product identity as well as overall brand image.

Capsugel® Coni-Snap® Hard Gelatin Capsules, are the most popular two-piece hard gelatin capsules in the world. Capsugel® standard hard gelatin capsules, known as Coni-Snap, perfectly match the stringent regulations and standards of major pharmaceutical companies as well as health & nutrition manufacturers and marketers. With a vast range of colours, sizes and imprinting possibilities, Capsugel® Coni-Snap® Capsules provide an ideal way to enhance product identity as well as overall brand image.

Capsugel® Coni-Snap® capsules can be custom engineered to meet some specific requirements such as use in dry powder inhaler. In this case, we are consulting with our customer to review which of the critical parameters of the capsules in regard to the formula and the technology device used should be custom engineered. Another example of specialized use is our Capsugel® Coni-Snap® Sprinkle capsules which are specifically designed to be easily opened by a patient who has issues swallowing and that prefer to sprinkle their medication onto soft food.

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