Lactose Spheres / Pellets / Beadlets / Granules


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Lactose is a disaccharide sugar that is found most notably in milk and is formed from galactose and glucose. Lactose makes up around 2~8% of milk (by weight), although the amount varies among species and individuals..

It is extracted from sweet or sour whey. The name comes from lac or lactis, the Latin word for milk, plus the -ose ending used to name sugars. It has a formula of C12H22O11.


Grade Mesh size (#) Application
Lactose Pellets LS 18 / 20 Used as spherical seed cores for drug layering & film coating. Also used in manufacture of granules / beadlets with sustained / controlled release, taste masking & other special properties.
Lactose Pellets LS 20 / 30
Lactose Pellets LS 30 / 40
Lactose Pellets LS 40 / 50
Lactose Pellets LS 50 / 60
Lactose Pellets LS 60 / 80
Lactose Pellets LS 80 / 100
Lactose Pellets LS 100 / 200