GLYCOLYS®
Sodium Starch Glycolate
Product Profile

GLYCOLYS®
Sodium Starch Glycolate

 

Product Name GLYCOLYS®
Generic Name Sodium Starch Glycolate
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance EP/USP-NF/JP/CPH
Synonyms Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch
CAS Number 9063-38-1
Chemical Structure
Physical Form or Appearence White or almost white, fine, very hygroscopic powder
Application GLYCOLYS® sodium starch glycolate is a superdisintegrant for swallowable tablets, orally dispersible tablets and hard capsules. The usual concentration employed is between 2% and 8%.
Water content (LOD)

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 10 %

Source Potato
Morphology
Combined sodium range

Minimum Combined Sodium: 2.8 %

Maximum Combined Sodium: 4.2 %

Average mean particle diameter 45 µm
Solubility Disperses in water to form a viscous colloidal solution. Insoluble in ethanol and in ether
Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Primary Mechanism of Action Swelling

 

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