MICROCEL® MC-101
Microcrystalline Cellulose
Product Profile

MICROCEL® MC-101
Microcrystalline Cellulose

 EP/USP-NF compliance
Product Name MICROCEL® MC-101
Generic Name Microcrystalline Cellulose
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance

EP/USP-NF/CHP 

Synonyms Cellulose, Microcrystalline
CAS Number 9004-34-6
Chemical Structure
Physical Form or Appearence White, non-fibrous powder
Application MICROCEL® MC-302 microcrystalline cellulose is a direct compression excipient for pharmaceutical oral dosage and nutraceutical forms (fiber source). It is also suitable for dry granulation.
Water content (LOD)

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 7 %

Morphology
Average mean particle diameter 50 µm
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10: 26 µm

dv50: 81 µm

dv90: 152 µm

Solubility 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
Taste/Odor Odorless and tasteless
Tablet hardness
Experimental Conditions for Compression Behavior

Tablet Press: STYLCAM 200R

Production Speed: 10, 25 and 40 tablets/min (respective linear punch velocity: 38, 96 and 152 mm/s; respective simulated rotary press speed: 60000, 150000 and 250000 tablets/hour)

Tooling: Diameter 10 mm flat

Formula: 100% MICROCEL® MC-101

Tablet Mass: 400 mg

Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 25mm outflow opening): 8 s

Bulk Density: 0.29 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.48 g/cm3

True Density: 1.54 g/cm3

Specific surface area: 1.27 m2/g

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