PEARLITOL® 200 SD / Mannitol is a direct compression excipient. It is a non-cariogenic and non-acidogenic sugar-free sweetener with exceptional physical and chemical stability and no hygroscopicity. It is suitable in formulations addressing all types of patient populations including pediatric and diabetic. It can be used in lozenges, swallowable tablets, orally dispersible tablets, chewable tablets and effervescent tablets.
Water Content (LOD)
Maximum water content: 0.5 %
Average Mean Particle Diameter
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction
dv10 = 65 µm
dv50 = 150 µm
dv90 = 240 µm
Freely soluble in water (1 part in 5.5), sparingly soluble in 95% ethanol (1 part in 83), practically insoluble in ether
Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Slightly sweet (sweetening power about 70% that of sucrose) and with a slight cooling effect.
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