LYCOAT® RS 720
Pregelatinized hydroxypropyl pea starch - Medium viscosity
Product Profile

LYCOAT® RS 720
Pregelatinized hydroxypropyl pea starch - Medium viscosity

EP/USP-NF compliance

Product Name

LYCOAT® RS 720 Pregelatinized hydroxypropyl pea starch – Medium viscosity

Synonyms

Hydroxypropyl starch

CAS Number

113894-92-1

Chemical Structure

Physical Form or Appearence

White or slightly yellowish powder

Application

LYCOAT® RS 720 is a pregelatinized hydroxypropyl pea starch. It is cold water soluble and offers film-forming and coating properties in various oral dosage forms in both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications. LYCOAT® RS 720 can also be used as a binder in wet granulation.

Water Content (LOD)

Maximum=15%

Source

Pea

Morphology

Hydroxypropyl Value

2-7% Chemical degree of substitution

Average Mean Particle Diameter

240 µm

Solubility

Soluble in cold water, practically insoluble in organic solvents

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Odorless and tasteless

Glass Transition Temperature vs. Water Content

Surface tension

Powder Characteristics

Bulk Density: 0.24 g/cm3