GLYCOLYS®

Sodium Starch Glycolate

Roquette

Range of superdisintegrants for different formulation needs

Applications

Superdisintegrant in solid dosage forms like tablets and capsules.

Can be used either in wet granulation or direct compression processes.


Properties

Sparingly soluble in ethanol and completely insoluble in water.

In water, exhibits a swelling capacity of 280 to 320 times its original granule volume.

Physical properties remain unchanged for up to 3 years from the date of manufacture, when stored in a well-closed container to protect it from moisture uptake


Compliance

European Pharmacopoeia

USP / NF

Japanese Pharmacopoeia Excipient Directory 

Regulatory Documentation: US DMF Type IV n° 16854


Grades available

GLYCOLYS® Standard grade

GLYCOLYS® Low pH Acid stable

Specifically designed to resist acidic pH and maintain stability in formulations containing strongly acidic drugs.

GLYCOLYS® LV Low viscosity

Specifically optimized to withstand high-shear wet granulation processes.

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