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Maize Starch Pharma Grade - BP/IP/USP

Maize starch was one of the earliest used excipients for pharmaceutical dosage forms. Depending on the application, maize starch acts as a diluent, disintegrating agent or binder.
We offer Pharmaceutical Grade Maize Starch (IP/BP/USP), which is useful as a tablet binder and disintegrating agent in dispersible tablets.
The Pharma Grade Maize Starch is produced and packed in extremely hygienic condition to make it suitable for IP/BP/USP grade.

Technical Data Sheet

# Parameters IP BP USP
1 Appearance Fine free flowing white powder Fine free flowing white powder Fine free flowing white powder
2 Identification Complies Complies Complies
3 Acidity   NMT 2.0 ml NMT 2ml -
4 Iron Complies Complies Complies
5 Florescence Complies - -
6 Oxidizing Substance  Complies Complies NMT 12.6ml
7 Sulphated Ash  NMT 0.6% NMT 0.6% -
8 Loss on Drying   NMT 15% NMT 15% NMT 14%
9 Microbial Contamination   Complies Complies Complies
10 Foreign Matter   - Complies -
11 pH  - 4.0 – 7.0 4.5 - 7 .0
12 Residue on Ignition   - - NMT 0.5%
13 Sulphur Dioxide   - Complies NMT 2.7ml
14 Solubility   - Complies -

Applications of Maize Starch

  1. Used as binders, fillers and disintegrating agents for tablets for tablet production.
  2. Used as glidant,
  3. It is used as abase in the preparation of vitamin -C & antibiotics.
  4. It is also used as filler in Pills (Tables) & Capsules.
  5. It is used in coating the capsules.

Mode of Packing

  1. 50 Kgs & Jumbo Bags | As per specific requirement(s).
  2. Packed in printed PP woven bags.