Specification of Microcrystalline Cellulose IP/BP/EP/USP/JP

Test MICCEL 101 MICCEL 102 MICCEL 103 MICCEL 112 MICCEL 113 MICCEL 114
LOD , % * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0 NMT 2.0 NMT 1.5 NMT 1.5 * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0
BD, g/ml 0.22 to 0.34 0.22 to 0.34 0.26 to 0.31 0.28 to 0.38 0.27 to 0.34 0.34 to 0.43
+ 60 #, % NMT 1 NMT 1 NMT 1 NMT 8 NMT 1 NMT 8
+ 200 #, % NMT 30 NLT 45 NMT 30 NLT 45 NMT 30 NLT 40 and NMT 6.0

 

Test MICCEL 1000 MICCEL 301 MICCEL 302 MICCEL 102 BD MICCEL W MICCEL WP
LOD , % * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/ NMT 6.0
BD,  g/ml 0.10 to 0.15 0.34 to 0.51 0.34 to 0.50 0.30 to 0.40 0.25 to 0.35 0.24 to 0.35
+ 60 #, % NMT 0.5 NMT 1 NMT 8 NMT 8 NMT 1 NMT 8
+ 200 #, % NMT 20 NMT30 NLT 45 NLT 50 NMT 35 NMT 35

 

Test MICCEL 12 Test MICCEL 200 Test MICCEL 105 MICCEL 500
LOD , % * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0 LOD , % * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0 LOD , % * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0 * NMT 7.0/NMT 6.0
BD,  g/ml 0.25 to 0.37 BD, g/ml 0.29 to 0.36 BD, g/ml 0.20 to 0.30 0.27 to 0.37
+ 40 #, % NMT 1 + 60 #, % NLT 10 + 60 #, %   NLT 50
+100 #, % NMT 50 + 100 #, % NLT 50 + 400 #, % NMT 1  
+325 #, % NLT 70          

LOD :  Loss on drying, BD: Bulk density

Note :  (*) Loss on drying as per IP NMT 6.0 % and as per BP/EP/USP/JP NMT 7.0 %.

Low Moisture Grade:  MICCEL 112, MICCEL 113, MICCEL 103.

High Bulk Density Grade:  MICCEL 301, MICCEL 302, MICCEL 102 BD.

Directly Compressible Grade:  MICCEL 102, MICCEL 102 BD, MICCEL 112, MICCEL 114, MICCEL 200, MICCEL 302.

Wet Granulation:  MICCEL 101, MICCEL 105, MICCEL 301, MICCEL W, MICCEL WP.

Superior Flow:  MICCEL 200, MICCEL 500.

Super Compatibility: MICCEL 105.