Disintegration Basket Add-On to Test Orodispersible Films
Orodispersible films (ODF) are a novel dosage form. Since 2012, they are monographed in European Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Eur. 7.4). Despite the fact that there are several film products available on the market, there has been no specific test method defined to characterize this dosage form.
The PT-ODF test basket for the PTZ AUTO EZ tablet disintegration testing instruments closes this gap by offering a simple and affordable device to reliably test the disintegration times of films. The PT-ODF basket can be used with any existing Pharma Test PTZ AUTO EZ instrument without any need for modification. It is attached directly to the PT-MKT electronic test baskets. A three position version for larger films is available as well. This requires a three position PT-MKT33 basket to use. The films are held in place by clamps