Croscarmellose sodium BP




Appeareance White Or greyish-white powder.
Solubility Parctically insoluble in acetone, in anhydrous ethanol and in toluene.
Identification As per BP
pH 5.0 to 7.0
Sodium chloride and sodium glycollate N.M.T. 0.5%
Water-soluble substances N.M.T. 10.0%
Heavy metals N.M.T. 10 Ppm
Loss on drying N.M.T. 10.0%
Sulphated ash 14.0% to 28.0%
Microbial Contamination N.M.T. 10³ bacterial /g
N.M.T. 10² fungi /g
Settling volume 10.0ml to 30.0ml
Degree of substitution (Dried) 0.60 to 0.85