MICROCEL™ 302 SD Microcrystalline Cellulose is a direct compression excipient for pharmaceutical oral dosage and nutraceutical forms (fiber source). It is also suitable for dry granulation. MICROCELTM 302 SD is a spray-dried product from EXCiPACT (International Pharmaceutical Excipients Certification) certified plant.
Water Content (LOD)
Maximum water content: 5%
Average Mean Particle Diameter
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction
dv10 = 14 µm
dv50 = 72 µm
dv90 = 190 µm
Slightly soluble in 5% w/v sodium hydroxide solution; practically insoluble in water, dilute acids, and most organic solvents.
Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Odorless and tasteless
Experimental Conditions for Compression Behavior
10 and 40 tablets/min (Respective linear punch velocity: 38 and 152 mm/s; Respective Simulated rotary press speed: 60000 and 250000 tablets/hour)
10 mm Flat punch
Bulk Density: 0.41 g/cm3 (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 25mm outflow opening) Tapped Density: 0.61 g/cm3
True Density: 1.54 g/cm3
Specific Surface Area: 1.17 m²/g
Angle of Repose: 43°
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