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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 Name: Starch, Pregelatinized
Function: Filler, Disintegrant, Binder
Certifications & Compliance: United States Pharmacopeia (USP), FSSAI, ISO 9001, Japan Pharmacopeia (JP), GMP, Kosher, European Pharmacopeia (Ph. Eur.), Chinese Pharmacopeia (ChP), Halal, FSSC 22000
Labeling Claims: Kosher, Non-GMO, BSE-free, Vegan, Melamine-free, TSE-free, Acrylamide-free, Halal
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LYCATAB® C Partially Pregelatinized Starch - Pharma Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses


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 - 7.0-EP-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/g-
Total Yeasts and Moulds Countmax. 100CFU/g-

Regulatory & Compliance


Conforms to the requirements of the current monograph 

  • Chinese Pharmacopoeia (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 labelling 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.

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