Sodium Hyaluronate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Sodium Hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, a glycosaminoglycan made up of D-glucoronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine disaccharide units. It occurs naturally in serum, vitreous humour, cartilage and chicken combs. It may be obtained through biotechnology. Sodium hyaluronate is supplied as a white or off-white powder or granules.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; B.P; J.P; I.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Sodium Hyaluronate; Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Salt; Hyaluronan; Hyaluronate Sodium; RITA HA C-C
Uses and Applications: Humectant (Topical Medical Devices & Cosmetics); Lubricant; and Sustained-Release Agent
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