Silverline Chemicals Ltd


Lactose Monohydrate




Silverline chemicals, is one of the largest manufacturers & exporters  of Lactose Monohydrate   in India. Silverline’s facility is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000 , HACCP, GMP , Organic , Kosher, HALAL certified company. It also meets IP, BP, NF and USP grade specifications. Strict quality standards are maintained through in-house fully equipped QC & QA lab along with separate microbiology laboratory, equipped with latest HPLC machines

Lactose (C12H22O11) is milk sugar. It is a disaccharide composed of one galactose and one glucose molecule. In the pharmaceutical industry, lactose is used to help form tablets because it has excellent compressibility properties. It is also used to form a diluent powder for dry-powder inhalations. Lactose may be listed as lactose hydrous, lactose anhydrous, lactose monohydrate, or lactose spray-dried.[1]

GENERAL PROPERTIES OF LACTOSE AS AN EXCIPIENT
Lactose is widely used as a filler or filler-binder in the manufacture of pharmaceutical tablets and capsules. The general properties of lactose that contribute to its popularity as an excipient are its:

  • cost effectiveness;
  • availability;
  • bland taste;
  • low hygroscopicity;
  • compatibility with active ingredients and other excipients;
  • excellent physical and chemical stability; and
  • water solubility

Specifications

Color White
CAS No. 10039-26-6
MF C12H24O12
Purity 98%
Appearance White Crystal Or Crystalline Powder
GRADES AVAILABLE USP/BP/EP
Synonyms 5989-81-1
Lactose IP/BP/USP BSS 200 Mess(passing)
White Lactose USFDA-Food