Co-Processed Lactose and Microcrystalline Cellulose Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Co-Processed Lactose Monohydrate and Microcrystalline Cellulose is an excipient system comprised of two compendial grade excipients: Lactose Monohydrate and Microcrystalline Cellulose. It is produced by spray-drying slurries of the two materials together. The amount of Lactose monohydrate in the blend varies between 73 and 77 %. It is supplied as a white or almost white, odourless, free-flowing powder.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: Lactose Monohydrate and Microcrystalline Cellulose are listed in the USP-NF; Ph.Eur; J.P, B.P and I.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Co-Processed Lactose Monohydrate and Microcrystalline Cellulose; MicroceLac® 100; Cellactose®; Disintequick® 25; SANCEL
Uses and Applications: Tablet and Capsule Filler-Diluent (Direct Compression)
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