PEARLITOL® 200 SD
Product Profile

PEARLITOL® 200 SD

Mannitol

Physico-chemical properties

Product Name

PEARLITOL® 200 SD

Generic Name

D-Mannitol

Chemical Structure

Physical Form

White or almost white powder

Production Process

Hydrogenation of mannose solution, followed by spray-drying.

Source

Maize and/or wheat

Particle Size (Laser Diffraction)

d10 = 100 µm, d50 = 170 µm, d90 = 250 µm

Morphology

Powder Flow

Bulk density = 0.50 g/mL
Tapped density = 0.57 g/mL
Flowability = 5s

Vapor Sorption Analysis / Hygroscopicity

Specific Surface Area

1.2 m2/g

Moisture Content (LOD)

≤ 3.0 %

Solubility

Mannitol is soluble in water (1 part in 55), sparingly soluble in 95% ethanol (1 part in 83) and practically insoluble in ether. Its solubility is well adapted to demanding formulations like fast dissolving (ODT) or effervescent formulae.

Taste/Odor

Slightly sweet (about half the sweetness of sucrose) and with a slight cooling effect.

 Tabletability

 

Tablet Press

STYLCAM 200R

Production Speed

10 tabs/min

Tooling

10 mm R9 Convex

Lubrication

1.2% Magnesium stearate

Tablet Mass

400 mg

 Disclaimer

These typical values are provided for information only, and we believe them to be reliable. Methods available upon request.