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Colorcon and Evonik Sign Marketing Agreement for Acryl-EZE

October 17, 2013

Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have signed a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system.

Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT L 100-55, an Evonik product, as the key functional ingredient.

"Colorcon is a market leader in fully formulated film coating systems and Acryl-EZE is well established in the pharmaceutical market. This new cooperation will expand our offering and bring more choices to the customers ranging from single functional excipients to fully formulated delayed release coating systems" said Jean-Luc Herbeaux, head of the Health Care Business Line, of Evonik Industries.

Prior to this new cooperation agreement, Acryl-EZE was produced, distributed, marketed and supported solely by Colorcon. The new cooperation will result in enhanced global technical support to the pharmaceutical industry through the Evonik network as well as the established Colorcon channels.