Gelatin Capsules — QUALI-G™

Pharmaceutical capsules

Gelatin Capsules

Gelatin Capsules — QUALI-G™

High-quality capsules that have been the market standard over many years.

Gelatin Capsules — QUALI-G™

Product Overview

  • Gelatin capsules have been widely used around the world for many years.
  • Excellent dissolution property.
  • Registered on Drug Master Files for the US and Canada.
  • Manufactured in a validated continuous production environment in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • High-quality raw materials in conformity to the JP, the USP/NF, and the Ph. Eur. for specifications are used.
  • Preservative-free.
  • It is possible to fill with a combination of two or more types of preparations, such as solid, oily liquid, and semi-solid preparations (oily liquid and semi-solid preparations need the band sealing).

Capsule Colors

Capsule Colors

Hard capsules have the advantage to enhance their distinguishability.
Various capsule colors can be made upon request.

Capsule Printing

More than 90% pharmaceutical capsules made in Qualicaps® are imprinted to enhance distinguishability.

Two imprinting methods are available:
・Offset printing with various color ink
・UV lazer printing with no ink : Qualicaps®'s own technology

Offset printing

Offset printing uses edible ink,
in which various colors are available.

Offset printing
UV lazer printing

UV lazer printing technology utilizes the color change of titanium oxide by UV irradiation.
UV lazer can print fine design to capsules.

UV lazer printing
Offset printing UV lazer printing
Color Various Gray
Fineness Good Excellent

Capsule Sizes

Available in 7 sizes, from 00 to 5.

In addition, please contact us for inquiries about the special size.

Capsule Sizes
Size (♯) 00 0 1 2 3 4 5
Volume (mL) 0.93 0.68 0.49 0.37 0.28 0.21 0.13

Packaging Quantities (number included)

The standard numbers of capsules packed in each case for outside of Japan are as follows.

Capsule size (♯) Standard quantities
00 70,000
0 90,000
1 Transparent capsules 100,000
Opaque capsules 125,000
2 150,000
3 200,000
4 250,000
5 400,000

Test Data

Dissolution Test

QUALI-G™ capsules have excellent dissolution properties, with not less than 80% of the capsule contents released within 5 minutes.

Test Data
Source: In-house data
Test conditions

Capsule size: ♯3

Apparatus: Paddle method, 50 rpm, UV detection

Dissolution medium: water, 900 mL

Capsule fill formulation: 20% acetaminophen mixture

Fill weight: 150 mg


We prepare accreditations and/or certifications for QUALI-G™. For further reference, please contact us for further information.

Residual Solvents Statement BSE/TSE Statement Elemental Impurities Statement
GMO Statement Allergen Statement Melamine Statement
Nitrosamines Statement Titanium Oxide Statement Gluten Statement
Irradiation Statement
SDS Capsule Specifications Flow of Manufacturing Capsules
Test Methods Capsule Theoretical Formula COA Sample

Additionally, Qualicaps® received ISO9001 and ISO14001 certification.
See ″ISO Management″ for further details.

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Inquiries / Downloads

For inquiries about capsules or equipment, or to download reference materials, click on the links below.