Very fine matte powder that creaks when pressed between the fingers. White to off-white
POWDERED NF Corn Starch 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.
Water content (LOD)
Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 13.5 %
Average mean particle diameter
Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%
Gelatinization temperature (measured by Differential Scanning Calorimetry)
Odorless and tasteless
Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening): Not free-flowing
Bulk Density: 0.63 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.79 g/cm3
True Density: 1.478 g/cm3
Angle of Repose: 45 °
Primary Mechanism of Action
These typical values are provided for information only and we believe them to be reliable. Methods available upon request.