Very fine white powder that creaks when pressed between the fingers.
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 %
Average mean particle diameter
Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%
Gelatinization temperature (measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
Odorless and tasteless
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
These typical values are provided for information only and we believe them to be reliable. Methods available upon request.