JRS PHARMA Announces Worldwide Availability of the VIVAPHARM® Alginates Product Line

Brittany, France - JRS PHARMA is Pleased to Announce the Worldwide Availability of the VIVAPHARM® Alginates Product Line.

The portfolio consists of three different alginate product categories:

  • VIVAPHARM® Sodium Alginate
  • VIVAPHARM® Calcium Alginate
  • VIVAPHARM® Alginic Acid

These versatile natural polymers provide extensive application possibilities in controlled released tablets, coatings, anti-reflux applications, dental care impressions, and more.

Karl-Heinz Reinartz, JRS PHARMA's technical expert for alginates, sees the product range as an exciting addition to the JRS PHARMA portfolio, offering new opportunities and application benefits to customers. "I am excited to see how alginates will open new opportunities in the excipient market for JRS PHARMA and give our customers the possibility to use a sustainable and natural-based excipient derived from the Atlantic ocean."

Specifications & Quality Assurance

The alcohol-free production takes place under cGMP production standards for excipients with supervision from ANSM, the French Pharma agency. The VIVAPHARM® manufacturing site is located on the northwest coast of Brittany, France, where the alginates harvest occurs under government-controlled regulations on environmental protection. VIVAPHARM® Alginates comply with European and American pharmaceutical monographs; further, they are FDA approved as GRAS. The allergen-free alginates are label-friendly with no limit set for acceptable daily intake by EFSA and FDA. US DMF IV for Sodium Alginate is available.

JRS PHARMA tailor-makes each VIVAPHARM® Alginate product to meet the specific needs of each customer. Consistent with JRS PHARMA's philosophy for reliability and technical support, alginates are produced to the highest quality standards and supported by expert quality assurance teams located at the French production site and the JRS headquarters in Germany.

New grades of VIVAPHARM® Alginates are in development and will be available soon.

Samples & Logistics

VIVAPHARM® Alginates are made-to-order and delivered directly from the production site in France.

Product Samples of standard grades are available. Please reach out to your local JRS PHARMA sales representative for more details or email requests to info@jrspharma.com.


JRS Pharma is a leading manufacturer of excipients, offering a complete portfolio of excipient solutions for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. Our excipients portfolio includes high functionality excipients, binders, disintegrants, lubricants, functional fillers, thickeners, gelling agents, stabilizers, carriers, and coatings. In addition to our wide range of excipients, we offer excellent technical and formulation support to address the needs of our customers.

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