LYCATAB® C Partially Pregelatinized Starch - Pharma

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LYCATAB® C partially pregelatinized starch is used in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications as a multifunctional for oral dosage forms.


  • gelatin capsules as a filler
  • direct compression applications as a filler/binder
  • swallowable tablets and hard capsules as a filler/binder/disintegrant


  • Combines the disintegration power of starch granules with the high cohesion and good compressibility of pregelatinized starch
  • Due to limited flow properties, often requires the use of additional excipients and production steps such as granulation or partial pregelatinization

Chemical NameStarch, Pregelatinized

FunctionsBinder, Disintegrant, Filler

Certifications & ComplianceChinese Pharmacopeia (ChP), European Pharmacopeia (Ph. Eur.), FSSAI, FSSC 22000, GMP, Halal, ISO 9001, Japan Pharmacopeia (JP), Kosher, United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

Labeling ClaimsAcrylamide-free, BSE-free, Halal, Kosher, Melamine-free, Non-GMO, TSE-free, Vegan

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Identification & Functionality

Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
EC No.

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Dosage Form
Manufacturing Technology


Physical Form
White or yellowish-White powder
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Iron Content (Monitoring plan)max. 20ppmEP-USP/ NF
Loss on Dryingmax. 14.0%USP / NF
Loss on Dryingmax. 15.0%EP
Particle Size (Residue on 200 micron)max. 7%
Particle Size (Residue on 80 micron)min. 40%
pH4.5 - 7.0EP-USP/ NF
Residue On Ignition (Monitoring plan)max. 0.5%USP / NF
Sulfated Ash Content (Monitoring plan)max. 0.6%EP
Sulfur Dioxide Content (Monitoring plan)max. 80ppmUSP / NF
Sulfur Dioxide Content (Monitoring plan)max. 50ppmEP
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Escherichia coli (Monitoring plan)Absentper 10g
Salmonella Species (Monitoring plan)Absentper 10g
Total Aerobic Microbial Countmax. 1000CFU/gPlate count
Total Yeasts and Moulds Countmax. 100CFU/g

Regulatory & Compliance


Conforms to the requirements of the current monograph 

  • Chinese Pharmacopeia (ChP) Pregelatinized Starch

Technical Details & Test Data

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Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information
  • ROQ Product Code: 652105
  • Article (SKU) Code: 652105102
  • Package Size & Type: 25 kg free film paper bag

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling

The product durability may vary according to packaging type and manufacturing plant. Proper information is shown on labeling and CoA. We recommend to preserve the product in its unopened original packaging, preferably protected from wide variations of temperature and humidity. Upon opening, use the product as quickly as possible to prevent moisture regain.