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Tapioca Starch Pharma Grade - BP/IP/USP

Tapioca Starch – Pharma Grade We offer Pharmaceutical Grade Tapioca Starch (IP/BP/USP) used as a tablet binder and disintegrating agent in dispersible tablets.

Tapioca Starch is used in the pharmaceutical industry for variety of reasons, such as

  1. An excipient
  2. A tablet and capsule diluent
  3. A tablet and capsule disintegrant
  4. A glidant or as binder

The Pharma Grade Tapioca Starch is produced and packed under extremely hygienic conditions to make it suitable as 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
5 Florescence Complies - -
6 Oxidizing Substance   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  - - 4.5 - 7 .0
12 Residue on Ignition   - - NMT 0.5%
13 Sulphur Dioxide   - - NMT 2.7ml

Applications of Food Grade

  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.