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Pharmaceutical Excipients

Polyvinyl Alcohol is a pharmaceutical excipient and listed in major official compendia.
It is widely used in many countries including Japan, the United States, and Europe.
Our GOHSENOL™ EG conforms to pharmacopoeia excipients including JPE*1、USP*2 and EP*3

*1 : Japanese Pharmaceutical Excipients (JPE)
*2 : United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
*3 : European Pharmacopoeia (EP)


GOHSENOL™ EG series is Polyvinyl Alcohol obtained through purification process. Production facility, production management, and quality assurance all meet the criteria of self-imposed standards of GMP for pharmaceutical excipients.

Chemical Structure

Chemical Structure

Product list

GOHSENOL™ EG granule type

Grades Degree of hydrolysis
Viscosity*1, *2
(Unit of measurement)
EG-03P 86.5-89.0 3.0-3.8 (3.4)
EG-05P 4.5 - 6.1 (5.3)
EG-18P 15.3- 20.7 (18.0)
EG-22P 19.0 - 25.6 (22.3)
EG-30P 25.5 - 34.5 (30.0)
EG-40P 36.6 - 49.4 (43.0)
EG-48P 41.3 - 55.7 (48.5)

GOHSENOL™ EG powder type

Grades Degree of hydrolysis
Viscosity*1, *2
(Unit of measurement)
EG-05PW 86.5-89.0 4.5 - 6.1 (5.3)
EG-30PW 25.5 - 34.5 (30.0)
EG-40PW 36.6 - 49.4 (43.0)

*1 4% solution, under 20 deg. C

*2 indicated as JPE value. Viscosity specifications fulfilling requirements of other pharmacopoeia are available upon request.

Standards conforming to

Regulatory information

*3 Certificate of suitability of Monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia


BSE/TSE Free  Radiation Free  OVI Free  Melamine Free  Gluten Free
Allergens Free  Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Free  Residual Solvent Free

Major Applications

Binder, Film coating agent, thickener (for ophthalmic, nasal solutions), gel patch, emulsifier, OD film substrate

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