MICROCEL® MC-101 Microcrystalline Cellulose - Pharma

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MICROCEL® Microcrystalline cellulose is used in both pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications as a filler/binder and fiber source in various oral dosage forms. Applications Swallowable tablets Hard capsules Blends Granules Pellets premix Features Available in a large range to meet different formulation, process and dosage form requirements Large surface area allows adsorption of particles or liquids and a certain capacity to act as a disintegrant Spin flash-dried

Chemical Name: Cellulose, Microcrystalline

Functions: Binder, Filler

Certifications & Compliance: European Pharmacopeia (Ph. Eur.), FDA IID, Halal, ISO 9001, Japan Pharmacopeia (JP), Kosher, United States Pharmacopeia (USP)

Labeling Claims: BSE-free, Halal, Kosher, Pesticide-free, TSE-free, Vegan

Synonyms: Crystalline cellulose, Micro Fibril Cellulose, Pyrocellulose

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Identification & Functionality

Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
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Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Manufacturing Technology


Physical Form
White non fibrous powder
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Bulk Density0.26 - 0.31g/cm³
Conductivitymax. 75μS/cm
Ether Soluble Substancesmax. 0.05%
Loss on Dryingmax. 7.0%
pH5.0 - 7.0
Residue on Ignitionmax. 0.05%
Retained on 200 Mesh (75 micron)max. 30.0%
Retained on 60 Mesh (250 micron)max. 1.0%
Water Soluble Substancesmax. 0.24%
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Escherichia coliAbsentper gramPlate count
Pseudomonas aeruginosaAbsentper gram
SalmonellaAbsentper 10g
Staphylococcus aureusAbsentper gram
Total Aerobic Microbial Countmax. 1000CFU/gPlate count
Total Yeasts and Moulds Countmax. 100CFU/g

Regulatory & Compliance


Complies with the current USP/NF/EP requirements.

Technical Details & Test Data

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Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information
  • ROQ Product Code: 105101
  • Article (SKU) Code: 105101552
  • Package Size & Type: 15 kg bag

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
3 Years
Storage and Handling

Store in dry area, in tight containers.