PEA STARCH N-735
Native Pea Starch
Product Profile

PEA STARCH N-735
Native Pea Starch

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Product Name

PEA STARCH N-735 / Native Pea Starch

Synonyms

Starch

CAS Number

9005-25-8

Chemical Structure

Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white, very fine powder.

Application

PEA STARCH N-735 is a native pea starch with disintegrant, filler and binder (once cooked) properties. It is used in a variety of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical dosages including swallowable tablets, hard capsules, blends, granules and pellet premix. Minimum recommended concentrations: 5% as binder and 10% as disintegrant.

Water Content (LOD)

Maximum water content: 16%

Source

Pea

Morphology

Average Mean Particle Diameter

25 µm

Solubility

Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%

Gelatinization Temperature

62°C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Odorless and tasteless  

Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability: Not free-flowing
Bulk Density: 0.62 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.83 g/cm3
Angle of Repose: 51°

Primary mechanism of action

Swelling