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Cotton Coils

Cotton Coils

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Cotton is a natural fiber, which is treated & purified to be used in pharmaceutical dosage form packaging. These are used to occupy the void space present in the container to avoid chipping of tablets & formation of dents in hard gelatin capsules. Cotton is bio-degradable hence no issues for waste handling. Moisture content in cotton is 8%.

Cotton coils hold DMF no 6855. The testing parameters are as per USP monograph. These are available in various thickness i.e 6gm/yard, 9gm/yard, 12gm/yard, 16gm/yard, 20gm/yard. Cotton coils are available in the form of spools which enable easy automation&speed.

It complies with all regulatory requirements like TSE-BSE, latex free, benzophenone free, residual solvent free, Halal & kosher certificate.

Carolina absorbent cotton is the only vertically integrated cotton coil manufacturer in the United States. Cotton coil is composed of 100% bleached, absorbent cotton. The cotton fibers are selected for cleanliness and are designed to give superior performance in pharmaceutical.

Cotton Coils Features:

  • Natural fiber
  • Cuts easily
  • Creates a dry environment inside the bottle
  • DMF Free
  • USFDA Approved
  • Most commonly used in bottling of tablets and capsules
  • Biodegradable

Standard Sizes are:

  • Medium 4000 balls per case Size: 4 grains per ball
  • Large 2000 balls per case Size: 14 grains per ball

Specifications:

Bottle Size Opening in Inchs Suggested Gram Weight (Per linear yard)
50 cc 11/16" 9 gram
75 cc 11/16" 9 gram
120 cc 11/4" 12 gram
150 cc 11/4" 12 gram
190 cc 11/4" 12 gram
290 cc 11/2" 16 gram
400 cc 11/2" 16 gram
500 cc 11/2" 16 gram

Pharmaceutical Coil Chart:

Length of Cut 31/2 gm/yd 6 gm/yd 9 gm/yd 12 gm/yd 16 gm/yd 20 gm/yd 26 gm/yd
2" 4 8 11 15 19 24 32
21/2" 6 9 14 18 24 31 40
3" 7 11 17 22 29 37 48
31/2" 8 13 20 26 34 43 56
4" 9 15 22 30 39 49 64
41/2" 10 17 25 34 44 55 72
5" 11 19 28 37 49 61 80
51/2" 12 21 31 37 54 68 88
6" 13 23 33 44 59 74 95
61/2" 14 25 36 47 64 80 108
7" 15 26 39 51 69 86 110
PRODUCT: Puritan Grade Coil
MATERIAL CONTENT: Bleached absorbent 100% cotton. Selected for its clean, uniform fibers. Designed to give superior performance in the packaging of pharmaceutical products
BLEACHING METHOD: Modern equipment and technology producing cotton, bleached white; without the use of optical brighteners. Meets the requirements in the U.S.P. General Chapter
PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT: Textile carding equipment designed to produce a uniform web and coil.
PROCESS METHOD: Carded and processed designed to meet customer and industry requirements.
MOISTURE CONTENT: Maximum 8.0% by weight
WEIGHT TOLERANCE: Plus or minus 15%, range of weights available 4 gram to 26 gram/yard..
PACKAGING: Standard – 22/18-pound containers (net wt.)
Inner: Polyethylene liner
Outer: Cardboard designed to protect inner liner.