POTATO STARCH SUPRA NP
Native Potato Starch
Product Profile

POTATO STARCH SUPRA NP
Native Potato Starch

EP/USP-NF/JP/CHP compliance

 

Product Name

POTATO STARCH SUPRA NP / Native Potato Starch

Synonyms

Starch

CAS Number

9005-25-8

Chemical Structure

Physical Form or Appearence

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

Application

POTATO STARCH SUPRA NP is a native 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: 20%

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: 0.59 g/cm3
Tapped Density: 0.83 g/cm3
Specific Surface Area: below 0.2 m²/g
Angle of Repose: 50°

Primary mechanism of action

swelling