POTATO STARCH 8%
Native Over-dried Potato Starch
Product Profile

POTATO STARCH 8%
Native Over-dried Potato Starch

EP/USP-NF/JP compliance

 

Product Name

POTATO STARCH 8% / Native Over-dried Potato Starch  

Synonyms

Starch

CAS Number

9005-25-8

Molecular Weight

Physical Form or Appearence

Very fine, white or almost white powder which creaks when pressed between the fingers

Application

POTATO STARCH 8% a native over-dried potato starch with disintegrant and filler properties. It is used in a variety of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical dosages including swallowable tablets, hard capsules, blends, granules and pellet premix. Potato starch 8% is optimized to adsorb water and improve formulation stability. Minimum recommended concentration for disintegrant property: 10%.

Water Content (LOD)

Maximum water content: 8%

Source

Potato

Morphology

Average Mean Particle Diameter

50 µm

Solubility

Practically insoluble in cold water and in ethanol 96%

Gelatinization temperature

64°C

Water sorption isotherm at 20°C

Taste/Odor

Odorless and tasteless  

Powder Characteristics

Powder Flowability: Not free-flowing
Bulk Density: 0.769 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.909 g/cm3
Specific Surface Area: below 0.2 m²/g
Angle of Repose: 44°

Primary mechanism of action

Swelling