Direct Compression: Microcrystalline Cellulose Grade 12 versus Classic Grade 102

Masaki Hasegawa

Masaki Hasegawa is a management representative at Long Pharm Research, 20ᆤ Makinogo Shuzenjicho, Tagatagun, Shizuokaken 410񮜱, Japan, tel./fax +81 5 5872 5819.

Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-05-02-2002, Volume 26, Issue 5

Although the most commonly used microcrystalline cellulose grade in direct-compression applications is the fine grade 102, the use of coarse grade 12 may offer better weight and content uniformity results.