LACTEL Standard Products

All pharmaceutical grade polymer production is conducted in accordance with the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Good Manufacturing Practices guidance for Bulk Pharmaceutical Excipients, which are recognized and published in the United States Pharmacopeia. Polymers are produced in ISO 8 clean rooms with controlled temperature and humidity in our modern, well-equipped production and laboratory facilities in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Both Drug and Device Master Files are maintained with the FDA.

Product No.Chemical NameEnd GroupAbbrevInherent Viscosity (IV) dL/g
Ester Terminated Polymers
B6017-150:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E50:50 DL-PLG0.15 - 0.25
B6010-150:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E50:50 DL-PLG0.26 - 0.54
B6010-250:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E50:50 DL-PLG0.55 - 0.75
B6010-350:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E50:50 DL-PLG0.76 - 0.94
B6010-450:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E50:50 DL-PLG0.95 - 1.20
B6001-165:35 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E65:35 DL-PLG 0.55 - 0.75
B6001-265:35 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E65:35 DL-PLG0.83 - 0.93
B6007-175:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E75:25 DL-PLG0.55 - 0.75
B6007-275:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E75:25 DL-PLG0.80 - 1.20
B6006-185:15 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E85:15 DL-PLG0.55 - 0.75
B6006-285:15 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)E85:15 DL-PLG0.76 - 0.85
B6005-1*Poly(DL-lactide)EDL-PL0.26 - 0.54
B6005-2Poly(DL-lactide)EDL-PL0.55 - 0.75
B6002-1*Poly(L-lactide)EL-PL0.15 - 0.35
B6002-2Poly(L-lactide)EL-PL0.90 - 1.20
B6003-1Poly(ε-caprolactone)EPCL0.65 - 0.85
B6003-2Poly(ε-caprolactone)EPCL1.0 - 1.3
B6015-1*25:75 Poly(DL-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone)E25:75 DL-PLCL0.70 - 0.90
B6016-180:20 Poly(DL-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone)E80:20 DL-PLCL0.70 - 0.90
Acid Terminated Polymers
B6013-150:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)A50:50 DL-PLG0.15 - 0.25
B6013-250:50 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)A50:50 DL-PLG0.55 - 0.75
B6012-475:25 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)A75:25 DL-PLG0.70 - 0.90
B6014-1*Poly(DL-lactide)ADL-PL0.16 - 0.25
Glucose Star Polymer
B6131-1*55:45 Poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide)H55:45 DLPLG0.40 - 0.60
End GroupE = Ester Terminated, A = Acid Terminated, H = Hydroxyl Terminated
*Not routinely stocked. Please call for quote and availability.


Polymer Kits


Polymer Kit A 
Five 10 g samples of 50:50 poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) with inherent viscosities ranging from 0.15 to 1.2 dL/g
Polymer Kit B 
Three 10 g samples of poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide) ranging from 50-100 mole % DL-lactide, inherent viscosity within 0.55-0.75 dL/g
Polymer Kit C
Two 10 g samples of crystalline homopolymers: poly(L-lactide) and poly(ε-caprolactone)
Polymer Kit D
Two 10 g samples of DL-PLCL, 25:75 and 80:20, IV 0.70 - 0.90 dL/g
Custom Kit 1
Four 10 g samples of polymers from inventory of customer's choice.

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Technical Data

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Data describing characteristics of lactide, glycolide and ε-caprolactone polymers to assist you in selecting the optimal polymer for your program.