White pigments for pharma

A range of natural calcium carbonates for improved appearance (opacity), stability and functionality for tablet coating and capsules.
White pills, white background

White pigments provide opacity for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical coatings and hard capsules.

Opacity is critical for the stability of actives. Omya’s natural calcium for white pigment is sourced from the whitest and purest marble deposits and the particle size distribution has been carefully selected to provide the highest opacity.

Benefits of Omya white pigments for pharma

  • Natural and sustainable
  • Improved opacity
  • High purity 

Not all products are registered for use in all markets. Check with your local Omya representative or contact us for more information. 

Tablet coatings

Omya’s white pigment solution provides the necessary opacity to protect actives from the light and ensures consistent coloration, contributing to identification and branding.


Its fine particle size facilitates dispersion, aiding in the creation of smooth, visually appealing coatings on tablets. 

white tablets on a blue surface

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