SweetPearl® P90
Maltitol
Product Profile

SweetPearl® P90
Maltitol

Product Name SweetPearl® P90
Generic Name Maltitol
Physico-chemical properties
Compliance EP/USP-NF
Synonyms D-Maltitol
CAS Number 585-88-6
Chemical Structure
Average Molecular Weight 344.3 g/mol
Physical Form or Appearence White or almost white, crystalline powder
Application SweetPearl® P90 maltitol is a fine particle size excipient with high chemical stability and low hygroscopicity. It can be used as a coating agent and filler in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical oral dosage forms. It is a non-cariogenic and non-acidogenic sugar-free sweetener.
Water content (LOD)

Nominal water content: 0.1 %

Water Content (LOD) Maximum: 1 %

Morphology
Average mean particle diameter 60 µm
Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10: 8 µm

dv50: 60 µm

dv90: 140 µm

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

Minimum melting temperature : 148 °C

Maximum melting temperature: 151 °C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C
Taste/Odor Sweet (sweetening power about 90% that of sucrose)
Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability (according to Ph.Eur. 2.9.16, 10mm outflow opening): Not free-flowing

Bulk Density: 0.53 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.87 g/cm3

True Density: 1.62 g/cm3

Angle of Repose: 47 °

 

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