Rice Bran Wax

The clean label lubricant for tablet and capsule formulations.

LUBRITAB® RBW is the innovative all-natural lubricant designed to meet growing clean label demands. Derived from rice, this plant-based ingredient is gluten-free, and offers a sustainable solution for tablet and capsule formulations.


LUBRITAB® RBW (Rice Bran Wax) is an all-natural, gluten-free, plant-based, vegan, clean-label lubricant that is suitable for nutraceutical applications. Derived from the bran layer found in rice grains, LUBRITAB® RBW serves as a lubricant in tablet and capsule formulations at concentrations of 0.25 – 2% (w/w) and may be used in combination with an anti-adherent.


  • The only clean label lubricant
  • Sustainably sourced
  • Comparable use level to standard lubricants
  • Robust tablets
  • Low risk of over blending
  • Minimal impact on tablet disintegration


  • Direct compression
  • Capsules
  • Wet granulation
  • Dry granulation
  • Continuous manufacturing
  • Inert for improved final product stability

Clean-Label and Sustainable Sourcing with LUBRITAB® RBW

LUBRITAB® RBW was developed from rice, a natural plant source, offering friendly nutritional product labeling. Rice bran wax has applications in cosmetics, foods, industrial coatings, and agrochemical products. LUBRITAB® RBW is an excellent alternative to magnesium stearate in nutritional applications. Since LUBRITAB® RBW is an edible vegetable product, it is low in ash content and meets global heavy metals standards. Additionally, it is compatible with vegetarian diets and vegan lifestyles.

LUBRITAB® RBW is free of:

  • carbohydrates
  • gluten
  • proteins and amino acids
  • starches and starch derivatives
  • additives
  • preservatives

LUBRITAB® RBW regulatory status is currently only for use in USA Nutra products.

The clean label lubricant for tablet and capsule formulations.