Watson’s EZ-Press™ Fructose 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.
Fructose is a simple sugar that is found in fruit and vegetables. It is one of three monosaccharaides found in nature.
|Name of sweetener||Fructose|
|Calories per gram||4|
|Sweetness Index (compared to Sucrose, which is 1 on the scale)||1.7|
|Description||EZ PressTM Fructose DC is a free flowing white powder.|
|Mean Particle Size||340 micron|
|Bulk Density||0.56 g/cc|
|Tapped Bulk Density||0.65 g/cc|
|Carr’s Index *||17.6|
|Hausner Ratio *||1.27|
Benefits of Fructose as a sweetener:
- Taste: very good flavor
- Aftertaste: None
- Fructose is 1.7 times sweeter than the standard sucrose, which means less can be used to achieve the same sweetness level.
- Lower glycemic index than sucrose.