EXPLOTAB ®

Sodium Starch Glycolate

EXPLOTAB ®, sodium starch glycolate, is a superdistintegrant made from potato starch by carboxymethylation and crosslinking for tablets and other oral solid dosage forms. Its unique combination of performance and cost-effectiveness has established as globally recognized and widely used product in the pharmaceutical industry.

EXPLOTAB ®  demonstrates strong swelling properties upon contact with water and other media. This highly pure excipient retains its spheroid structure to promote good flow, contain little sodium chloride or ethanol, and have high brightness.

Benefits:

  • Good flowability and mixing properties
  • Specialty grades
  • Strong swelling properties

Sodium Starch Glycolate, Ph.Eur., NF, JP

EtOH-based

pH Value

GMO Free

Compendial Type

Main Application

EXPLOTAB®

5.5 – 7.5

A

Superdisintegrant with a rapid and high degree of swelling for tablet and capsule formulations. Especially for poorly water-soluble actives and tablet matrices with higher pH values.

EXPLOTAB® CLV

5.5 – 7.5

A

Special grade with increased number of crosslinkings. Especially suited for wet granulation applications.

EXPLOTAB® PCF

5.5 – 7.5

A

Special grade with max. 0.7 % NaCl recommended for APIs which require a very low ion content.

EXPLOTAB® Low pH

3.0 – 5.0

B

Special grade with low pH value. Complies with Type B of Ph. Eur, NF, JP.

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