LYCATAB® PGS
Pregelatinized maize starch
Product Profile

LYCATAB® PGS
Pregelatinized maize starch

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Product Name

LYCATAB® PGS Pregelatinized maize starch

Synonyms

Pregelatinized starch

CAS Number

9005-25-8

Chemical Structure

Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white powder

Application

LYCATAB® PGS is a fully pregelatinized maize starch specially developed as a binder for wet granulation. It can be used in granules and swallowable forms in both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications.

Water Content (LOD)

Nominal water content: 6.5%

Maximum water content: 14%

Source

Maize

Morphology

Average Mean Particle Diameter

150 µm

Solubility

Swells in cold water, practically insoluble in organic solvents

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Odorless powder

Glass Transition Temperature vs. Water Content

Bulk density

0.47 g/cm3

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