PEARLITOL® 160 C
Product Profile

PEARLITOL® 160 C

Mannitol
EP/USP/JP/CHP compliance

 

Product Name

PEARLITOL® 160 C mannitol

Synonyms

D-Mannitol

CAS Number

69-65-8

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

182.2 g/mol

Physical Form or Appearence

White or almost white, crystalline powder

Application

PEARLITOL® 160 C is dedicated to nutraceutical and pharmaceutical oral dosage applications needing the benefit of a filler as well as a bulk sweetener. It is a sugar-free and non-cariogenic excipient with very high physical and chemical stability and no hygroscopicity

Water Content (LOD)

Maximum water content: 0.5%

Morphology

Average Mean Particle Diameter

160 µm

Particle Size Distribution by Laser Diffraction

dv10 = 32 µm

dv50 = 160 µm

dv90 = 315 µm

Solubility

Very soluble in water (216 mg/ml at 25°C), practically insoluble in ethanol

Melting Temperature

169°C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Odorless and pleasant taste; slight sweetness and cooling effect  

Powder characteristics

Bulk Density: 0.64 g/cm3

Tapped Density: 0.69 g/cm3

True Density: 1.514 g/cm3

Specific Surface Area: 0.25 m²/g