PEARLITOL® Flash
Product Profile

PEARLITOL® Flash

Mannitol-Maize Starch Compound

Physico-chemical properties

Product Name

PEARLITOL® Flash

Generic Name

Mannitol-Maize Starch compound

Physical Form

White Powder

Source

Maize and/or wheat

Particle Size (Laser Diffraction)

d10 = 80 µm 
Mean diameter = 200 µm
d90 = 300 µm

Morphology

Powder Flow

Bulk density = 0.52 g/cm3
Tapped density = 0.62 g/cm3
Hausner ratio = 1.19
Angle of repose = 43°
Flowability = 5.5 s

True Density

1.503 g/cm3

Specific Surface Area

0.45 to 0.50 m2/g

Vapor Sorption Analysis

Quantitative Composition for Co-processed products

Approximately 80% Mannitol and 20 % Extra White Starch

Moisture Content (LOD)

1.8 %

Taste/Odor

Sweet/Neutral

 

Tabletability

Tablet Press

STYLCAM 200R

Production Speed

10 tabs/min

Tooling

10 mm Flat face

Lubrication

1.2% Magnesium stearate

 

Disclaimer

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