Microcrystalline cellulose is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. It is generally used as a binder/diluent of tablets and capsules. This material can be applied in dry - granulation, wet - granulation and direct compression processes. Microcrystalline cellulose is commercially available in different grades whose properties differ based on particle size, flow properties and other physical properties.
|Typical use level|
Tablet binder / diluent : 20 - 90%
|Benefits / Claims|
Commercially available in different grades, which vary with median particle size, bulk and tapped density, and/or moisture content.
Various grades designed for direct compression tableting.