Color measurement of solid and powdered pharmaceutical products

HunterLab spectrophotometers quickly and precisely determine deviations in whiteness (Whiteness Index) and yellowness (Yellowness Index). Color values in reflection and transmission can be determined repeatably and precisely in medicines and concentrates, on powders, powders, tablets, capsules, transparent, translucent and opaque samples. Soaps and other (solid/pressed) decorative cosmetic products are also tested for color to ensure quality and safety. For companies in FDA-regulated areas, HunterLab offers software solutions in accordance with regulation 21 CFR Part 11 (with Electronic Record-Keeping) in addition to measuring devices.

Our solutions for your products:

Agera

Color measurement “as the eye sees”
  • 0°/45° geometry

    This geometry according to DIN corresponds very precisely to the color impression that the human eye has of the sample.
  • Integrated camera

    The integrated camera helps to place the sample precisely and to save a photo with the measurement data.
  • Integrated QC software

    The EasyMatch QC Essentials quality control software is integrated into the device and provides all the required color indices and metrics.
Agera
Agera
  • Full spectrum + UV

    With an illumination range of 360-700 nm, the Agera is also suitable for measuring optically brightened samples.
  • Smart user interface

    Your measurement results can be easily transferred to existing LIMS or SPC systems.

  • Uncomplicated & precise

    Simple "one touch" measurement reduces training time, optimizes the workflow and increases your productivity.

ColorFlex EZ

Compact spectrophotometric station

  • Many measuring openings

    Various measuring openings (10 mm, 13 mm, 19 mm, 25.4 mm, 31.8 mm) for many types of samples.
  • Compact dimensions

    With a weight of 4.5 kg and dimensions of 16.0 cm (height), 13.0 cm (width) and 36.0 cm (depth), the CFEZ is the ideal partner in the laboratory and production.
  • Integrated QC software

    Display of absolute and differential data, color location visualization, spectral curves, spectral data and PASS/FAIL with individual tolerances.
ColorFlex EZ
  • 45°/0° geometry

    The CFEZ measures color as the human eye sees it. Every day. Reliable and precise.
  • In many versions

    The ColorFlex EZ is available in Tomato, Citrus and Coffee versions.
  • Uncomplicated & precise

    Simple measurement at the touch of a button with measurement results within a few seconds. Reduces training time, optimizes the workflow and increases your productivity.

Application example:

Color measurement of pharmaceutical powders

Pharmaceutical powders and bulk solids are widely used to develop various types of medicines, from capsules and gel capsules to tablets. They undergo a compression process and are also available as soluble powders. Whether you’re measuring codeine phosphate or hyoscine hydrobromide, the world’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturers rely on HunterLab solutions to ensure the quality and consistency of raw materials and consumer products across the value chain. The color of pharmaceutical powders such as sorbitol, microcrystalline cellulose or anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate is often measured as an incoming goods inspection to ensure batch consistency. The preferred method for...

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Do you determine the color of tablets, capsules and pills?

Further information for you on this topic:

HunterLab worldwide:

  • Headquarters, North / South America

    Hunter Associates Laboratory, Inc.

  • 11491 Sunset Hills Road

    Reston, VA 20190-5280

  • 703-471-6870

  • 703-471-4237

  • Asia-Pacific

    HunterLab Asia Limited
  • Leo Cheung, Regional Manager Flat E, 13/F Leahander Center

    28 Wang Wo Tsai Street, Tsuen Wan New Territories, Hong Kong

  • +852 2406 1723

  • Europe / Middle East / Africa

    HunterLab Europe GmbH

  • Dr.-August-Einsele-Ring 15

    82418 Murnau

  • +49 8841 9464

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