Very fine matte powder that creaks when pressed between the fingers. White to slightly yellowish
MAIZE STARCH B is a 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. Maize Starch B is available as non-GMO.
Water Content (LOD)
Maximum water content: 15%
Average Mean Particle Diameter
Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%
Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Odorless and tasteless
Powder Flowability: Not free-flowing
Bulk Density: 0.53 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.77 g/cm3
True Density: 1.478 g/cm3
Angle of Repose: 55°
Primary mechanism of action
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