Simethicone Antifoam C100EP

Basildon Chemicals Simethicone Antifoam C100EP is a highly effective 100% silicone antifoam compound for use in pharmaceutical products and in manufactured and tested to the EP simethicone monograph.

Simethicone C100EP is designed to be used in the formulation of antacid & antiflatulant preparations for oral consumption. The main dosage form in which this product is used is compressed tablet manufacture. It is mainly used neat but can be combined with other non-aqueous ingredients before use, if required. In tablet production it is often pre-absorbed onto powder carriers such as starches & sugars prior to tabletisation.

If a low viscosity compound is required for soft gel capsule filling and manufacture, please see the product Simethicone Antifoam C100LV.

Simethicone C100EP is manufactured under GMP conditions & complies with the following monograph:
Simeticone EP (PhEur)

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Product Features

  • Outstanding antifoaming reliability and versatility
  • Highly effective in foam control
  • Acceptable for use in pharmaceutical products under European Union regulations

Typical Properties

  • % Volatility: <1.0
  • % PDMS: N90.5% – 99.9%
  • Acidity:
  • % Silica: 4.0% – 7.0%
  • Efficiency:
  • Mineral oils:
  • Phenylated compounds:
  • Heavy metal content: <5ppm


  • Antiflatulents
  • Bloating treatments