$CAVAMAX<sup>®</sup> W8 PHARMA

CAVAMAX® W8 PHARMA is pharmaceutical grade gamma-cyclodextrin from Wacker Chemie AG. CAVAMAX® W8 PHARMA with 8 glucose units has the largest cavity of the parent cyclodextrins and is the most water soluble. It is useful for solubilizing, stabilizing or delivering larger molecules macrocyclics, oils, lipids, etc.

  • CAS No. 17465-86-0
  • Empirical formula C48H80O40
  • Molecular weight 1297


  • INCI: Cyclodextrin
  • DMF Type IV, No 11375
  • White powder
  • Pharmaceutical grade: Content min. 98.0%, complies with current USP/NF monographs specifications
  • REACH: full registration 
  • Sole manufacturer globally
  • Solubilization, stabilization and delivery of large active ingredients, e.g. steroids, lipids
  • Enhancement of both oral bioavailability and taste masking of pharmaceutical active ingredients; enabling of delayed release


Units of 20 kg


Storage at room temperature in sealed containers under dry conditions is recommended. CAVAMAX® W8 Pharma has a shelf live of at least 36 months when stored in unbroken original packaging in dry storage areas. The best use before date of each batch is shown on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)

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