LYCATAB® C-LM
Low Moisture Partially Pregelatinized Starch
Product Profile

LYCATAB® C-LM
Low Moisture Partially Pregelatinized Starch

 
Product Name LYCATAB® C-LM
Generic Name Partially Pregelatinized Starch
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance

EP/USP-NF/JP/CHP 

Synonyms

Pregelatinized Starch

CAS Number

9005-25-8

Chemical Structure
Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white powder 

Application

LYCATAB® C-LM partially pregelatinized starch is a low moisture content direct compression excipient with filler/binder and disintegrant properties. It is used both in nutraceutical and pharmaceutical oral dosage forms, mainly for swallowable tablets and hard capsules.

Water content (LOD)

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 7 %

Source

Maize

Morphology
Average mean particle diameter 90 µm
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10: 24 µm

dv50: 80 µm

dv90: 160 µm

Solubility

Swells in cold water, practically insoluble in organic solvents

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Taste/Odor

Odorless powder

Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening): 4 s

Bulk Density: 0.69 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.88 g/cm3

True Density: 1.516 g/cm3

Specific surface area: 0.3 m2/g

 

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