Watson’s EZ-Press™ Dextrose DC was formulated for direct compression tableting, and has excellent flow and good compressibility. Applications include a direct compression diluent for tablets and capsules. Tablets have good hardness, and have desirable organoleptic qualities for chewable tablets.
Dextrose, also known as glucose, is a monomer of a natural starch polymer.
|Name of sweetener||Dextrose or glucose|
|Calories per gram||4|
|Sweetness Index (compared to Sucrose which is 1 on the scale)||0.75|
|Description||EZ PressTM Dextrose DC is a Free flowing white powder.|
|Mean Particle Size||220 microns|
|Bulk Density||0.52 g/cc|
|Tapped Bulk Density||0.62|
Benefits of Dextrose as a sweetener:
- Taste: clean and cool
- Aftertaste: None
- Can help mask bitter notes from other ingredients, such as vitamins, minerals, botanicals, and some high-intensity sweeteners