Watson’s EZ-PressTM Sucrose DC was formulated for direct compression tableting and has excellent flow and good compressibility. Applications include a direct compression diluent for tablets. Tablets have good hardness and have desirable organoleptic qualities for chewable tablets.
Sucrose also called saccharose, and is the standard table sugar used in most homes. It is a disaccharide. Each molecule of sucrose is made up of one molecule of fructose and one molecule of glucose, linked by glycosidic linkage.
|Name of sweetner||Sucrose|
|Calories per gram||4|
|Sweetness Index (Sucrose is the standard for the sweetness scale)||1|
|Description||EZ-PressTM Sucrose DC is a free flowing white powder ….|
|Mean Particle Size||250 microns|
|Bulk Density||0.56 g/cc|
|Tapped Bulk Density||0.69 g/cc|
|Carr’s Index *||18.8|
|Hausner Ratio *||1.23|
Benefits of Sucrose as a sweetener:
- Taste: great flavor, the standard against which all others are compared
- Aftertaste: None
- Excellent for chewable tablet applications
- Low hygroscopicity