b'In addition, LFCs require band sealing. Once the capsule is filled, it is sealed to avoid leaks or tampering. One method of sealing involves banding the cap-body joint with a layer of gelatin, and anotheroptionusesahydro-alcoholicfusionprocess.Band sealing is a preferred option at Altasciences for several reasons: Doesnotrequire elementalimpuritiestestingasthereisno addition of alcohol Faster commercial equipment is available for band sealing Band seals provide tamper evidence for over-the-counter drugs Uniquemarketing/branddifferentiationoptionsareavailable through choice of band color'