Maize Starch Powder-special quality is available in IP/ BP / EP Grades.
Manufactured in the most modern plant under good manufacturing practice to suit the requirements of Pharmaceutical and Food Industries as per IP/BP/EP standards.
It is a fine White Powder, odorless, taste slight and characteristic and microbiologically suitable as Pharmaceutical grade, useful in Pharmaceutical and Food Industry as a binder, thickener, disintegrating agents in tablets and various other formulations.
Prepare a smooth mixture of 1 g of it with 2 ml of cold water, stir it into 15 ml of boiling water, boil gently for 2 minutes, and cool: the product is a translucent, whitish jelly.
Iodine water slurry of it is colored reddish violet to deep blue by TS.
50 KG HDPE Bags with inside polythene liner
500/850 KG Jumbo Bags
25 KG HDPE Bags with inside polythene liner
25 KG Paper Bags with inside polythene liner
Maize Starch Powder is used in Pharmaceutical industry drugs and medicaments are required to be taken in small but accurate doses in the form of pills and tablets. Starch is used because it is bland, odorless and capable of digestion.
Maize Starch Powder is used as an instant binder, disintegration agent during tablet manufacturing
pH of 20% solution
4.5 – 7.0
Loss on drying, max
Residue on ignition%, NMT
Oxidizing substances %, max
Sulfur dioxide , % , max
Organic volatile impurities
Microbial limit tests
Total bacterial count
NMT 1000 CFU/ Gm
Total fungal count
NMT 100 CFU/ Gm
Not more than 2.0 ml
Not more than 40 ppm
No fluorescence should be visible under screened ultra-violet light.