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Pregelatinized Starch

LYCATAB® PGS is a natural pregelatinized maize starch that has been specially developed as a binder for wet granulation. This excipient is dispersible and partially soluble in cold water and ready for use. The properties of LYCATAB® PGS result from a combination of the natural binding properties of pregels starches and a controlled manufacturing process. The latter ensure this natural origin excipient of high stability reproducible binding properties during granulation and dissolution profile of actives in the final forms.

LYCATAB® PGS can be used in granules and swallowable forms in both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications.

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    • Oral Dosage for Pharmaceuticals and/or Nutraceuticals
      • Swallowable tablet

    Functional Properties

    • Excipient
      • Binder

    Other Properties and Benefits

    • Excipact certified
    • Multicompendial

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    Product Types

    LYCATAB® PGS - #652106

    Key attributes: Binder for high shear granulation
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    Fully pregelatinized starch


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    Regulation & Compliance

    Registrations may vary depending on local regulations


    • European Pharmacopoeia
    • United States Pharmacopeia

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