It appears as long, narrow fibrous particles. Croscarmellose works primarily by wicking or capillary action and also swells as it hydrates. A non-GMO grade made using wood cellulose is available for formulations where label claims are important.
|Typical use level|
1 - 3% (direct compression), 2 - 4% (wet granulation: 1 - 2% intra granularly, 1 - 2% extra granularly)
|Benefits / Claims|
Highly effective and efficient disintegrant with lower use level compared to other disintegrants. Rapid water uptake to aid disintegration and reduce impaction in teeth during chewing.