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VIVASTAR®

VIVASTAR®

Sodium Starch Glycolate

The Cost Effective Superdisintegrant

VIVASTAR® , 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.

VIVASTAR® 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 of Using VIVASTAR®

  • Good flowability and mixing properties
  • Specialty grades
  • Strong swelling properties
  • Sodium Starch Glycolate

    Ph.Eur., NF, JP, ChP

    MeOH-based

    pH Value

    GMO Free

    Compendial Type

    Main Application

    VIVASTAR® P

    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.

    VIVASTAR® PSF

    5.5 – 7.5

    A

    Special grade with very low methanol content. Especially suited for alcohol- and moisture-sensitive APIs.

    VIVASTAR® P 1000 SF

    5.5 – 7.5

    C

    Low-/medium-/high-viscosity grade superdisintegrants, forming translucent gels in water. Compliant with Type C of the Ph.Eur. Compliant with Type A of JP and NF

    VIVASTAR® P 3500

    5.5 – 7.5

    C

    VIVASTAR® P 5000

    5.5 – 7.5

    C

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