Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC)

Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC)


Sidleycel Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) is white powder, insoluble in organic solvents or oil, can be partially soluble in alkaline solution, swell and absorbs water 2-3 times, oil 1.1-1.4 times of its own volume. As an excipient for tablet, MCC is highly porous particle, easy to transform and accommodate pharmaceutical ingredients. It has good bonding property in dry form and disintegration property, can be used in hard tablets. MCC also can be used in food additives.

Pharma Grade MCC

Comply with USP, EP and CP.

Appearance White or quasi-white powder
Odour Odourless and tasteless
pH 5.0-7.5
Water Soluble Substances % ≤0.25
Loss on drying % ≤5.0
Residue on ignition % ≤0.1
Conductivity ppm ≤75us/cm
Ether-Soluble Substances % ≤0.05
Heavy metals ppm ≤10


Specification Pellet Diameter (μm) Loss on drying (<%) Bulk density (g/ml)
PH-101 50 5% 0.29
PH-102 90 5% 0.29


Packaging: 25kg/ barrel


  • Download PDF FileCOA-PH101
  • Download PDF FileCOA-PH102
  • Download PDF FileMCC Series
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