Bunter Pantone Fächer

Pigments and dyes are generally used to colour a wide variety of formulations. Pigments and dyes differ in that the former are insoluble and can also be used to colour powders. While dyes are soluble. It is also interesting to note that dyes are coated with aluminium hydroxide to form pigments.

In our industry, they are used in tablets to colour oral dosage forms accordingly or to colour their film coating. Country-specific dosage limits apply to a wide variety of pigments and dyes, which are specified by regulations. If one mixes pigments, the right combination is very important. A wrong combination can have a negative effect on the stability of the colour.