SweetPearl® P300 DC
Maltitol
Product Profile

SweetPearl® P300 DC
Maltitol

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Product Name

SweetPearl® P300 DC Maltitol

Synonyms

D-Maltitol

CAS Number

585-88-6

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

344.31 g/mol 

Physical Form or Appearance

White or almost white crystalline powder

Application

Direct compression excipient with high chemical stability and low hygroscopicity. It is suitable for chewable, swallowable or effervescent tablets. It is a non-cariogenic and non-acidogenic sugar-free sweetener.

Water Content (LOD)

Nominal water content: 0.3%

Maximum water content: 1%

Morphology

Average Mean Particle Diameter

300 µm

Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10 = 130 µm

dv50 = 300 µm

dv90 = 410 µm

Solubility

Freely soluble in water (153 g/100 ml at 20°C), practically insoluble in anhydrous ethanol

Melting Temperature

148-151°C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Sweet (sweetening power about 90% that of sucrose)

Compression Behaviour

Experimental Conditions for Compression Behavior

Tablet Press

STYLCAM 200R

Production Speed

10 tabs/min (Linear punch velocity: 38 mm/s; simulated rotary press speed: approximately 60000 tablets/hour)

Tooling

10 mm R9 Concave / 10 mm Flat

Lubrication

1.2% Magnesium stearate (Concave punch)
0.6% Magnesium stearate (Flat punch)

Tablet Mass

455 mg (Concave punch)
400 mg (Flat punch)

 

Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability: 7 s (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening)
Bulk Density: 0.59 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.71 g/cm3
True Density: 1.62 g/cm3
Angle of Repose: 37°

Specific Surface area: 0.19

 

 

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