LYCAGEL® Flex
A blend of Hydroxypropyl Pea Starch, Carrageenan, and Disodium Phosphate Anhydrous
Product Profile

LYCAGEL® Flex
A blend of Hydroxypropyl Pea Starch, Carrageenan, and Disodium Phosphate Anhydrous

 

Product Name LYCAGEL® FLEX
Generic Name Hydroxypropyl Pea Starch LYCAGEL
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance

EP/USP-NF 

Synonyms

Hydroxypropyl Starch, Carrageenanum, Dibasic Sodium Phosphate

Composition

Hydroxypropyl starch, carregeenan and disodium phosphate anhydrous

CAS Number

Hydroxypropyl Starch 113894-92-1, Carrageenan 9000-07-01, Disodium Phosphate Anhydrous 7558-79-4

Chemical Structure
Physical Form or Appearence

White or slightly yellowish powder

Application

LYCAGEL® Flex hydroxypropyl pea starch, carrageenan and disodium phosphate blend is a plant-based, plasticizer-free premix for veggie soft capsules. It provides the Flexibility to select the optimal plasticizer and customize ingredient ratios. LYCAGEL® Flex offers excellent film-forming properties and is used in both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications as alternative to gelatin, with the added Flexibility to handle even the most advanced soft capsule formulations.

Water content (LOD)

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 10 %

Source

Pea (starch), Algae (carrageenan)

Hydroxypropyl value

Min: 2 %

Max: 7 %

Solubility

Partially soluble in cold water

Taste/Odor

Odorless and tasteless

Powder Characteristics

Bulk Density: 0.7 g/cm3

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