Sugar-free Vitamin C Chewable Tablets Using PEARLITOL® 200 SD Mannitol
Formulation Guideline

Sugar-free Vitamin C Chewable Tablets Using PEARLITOL® 200 SD Mannitol

Directly compressible formulation for sugar-free vitamin C chewable tablets

Formula

%(by weight)
mg / tablet
PEARLITOL® 200 SD mannitol
63.950
480.00
Sodium ascorbate, granulated
21.350
160.00
Ascorbic acid, coated
12.000
90.00
Magnesium stearate
2.000
15.00
Orange powder flavor
0.300
2.25
AEROSIL® R972 silica*
0.300
2.25
Sodium saccharinate
0.050
0.37
Yellow coloring agent (E102)
0.009
0.07
Red coloring agent (E124)
0.008
0.06

Method

  1. Introduce in the mixer all the ingredients except the lubricant.
  2. Mix for 10 minutes.
  3. Add magnesium stearate.
  4. Mix again for 5 minutes.
  5. Compress the powder with 13 mm round flat face punches.

Additional comments

  • Tablet weight: 750 mg 
  • Tablet thickness: 4.40 mm 
  • Tablet density: 1.288 g/cm3
  •  Tablet Hardness: 100 N
  • Dosage: 250 mg vitamin C / 750 mg tablet

Disclaimer

This formula is a guideline for recommended use of our products; it does not imply consent to their use in violation of existing patent(s). 
These details are for information only and we believe them to be reliable.

* AEROSIL®R972 is registered trademark of Evonik.