GLYCOLYS® Low pH
Sodium Starch Glycolate
Product Profile

GLYCOLYS® Low pH
Sodium Starch Glycolate

EP/USP/JP compliance

 

Product Name

GLYCOLYS® Low pH Sodium Starch Glycolate

Synonyms

Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch

CAS Number

9063-38-1

Molecular Weight

Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white, fine, very hygroscopic powder

Application

GLYCOLYS® Low pH sodium starch glycolate is a superdisintegrant for swallowable tablets, orally dispersible tablets and hard capsules that is specially engineered for acidic drugs. The usual concentration employed is between 2% and 8%

Water Content (LOD)

Maximum water content: 10 %

Source

Potato

Morphology

Combined Sodium

2-3.4 %

Average Mean Particle Diameter

45 µm

Solubility

Disperses in water to form a viscous colloidal solution. Insoluble in ethanol and in ether

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Primary mechanism of action

Swelling