400L-NF CORN STARCH
Oxidized maize starch
Product Profile

400L-NF CORN STARCH
Oxidized maize starch

Product Name 400L-NF CORN STARCH
Generic Name Modified Maize Starch
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance USP-NF
Synonyms Oxidized Starch
CAS Number 9005-25-8
Chemical Structure
Physical Form or Appearence Very fine white powder that creaks when pressed between the fingers.
Application 400L-NF Corn Starch is an oxidized native maize starch with disintegrant, filler and binder (once cooked) properties. It is used in a variety of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical dosages including swallowable tablets, hard capsules, blends, granules and pellet premix. Minimum recommended concentrations: 5% as binder and 10% as disintegrant.
Water content (LOD)

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 13.5 %

Source Maize
Morphology
Average mean particle diameter 16 µm
Solubility Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%
Gelatinization temperature (measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetry) 73 °C
Taste/Odor Odorless and tasteless
Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening): Not free-flowing

Bulk Density: 0.62 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.83 g/cm3

True Density: 1.478 g/cm3

Angle of Repose: 38 °

Primary Mechanism of Action Swelling

 

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