GLYCOLYS®

GLYCOLYS®

Sodium Starch Glycolate

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Product Name

GLYCOLYS® sodium starch glycolate

Synonyms

Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch

CAS Number

9063-38-1

Chemical Structure

Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white, fine, very hygroscopic powder

Application

GLYCOLYS® sodium starch glycolate is a superdisintegrant for swallowable tablets, orally dispersible tablets and hard capsules. The usual concentration employed is between 2% and 8%

Water Content (LOD)

Nominal water content: 6 %

Maximum water content: 10 %

Source

Potato

Morphology

Combined Sodium

2.8-4.2%

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