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Corn Starch Properties

Corn Starch



Corn starch is the starch derived from corn.It is ground from the white endosperm at the heart of a kernel of corn.It is a cereal starch having low Protein & Ash content.It is used in Pharmaceutical Industry as a dusting media for various type of coating as well as binder & filler for capsules & tables,used in textile industry to provide stiffness & to add weight to cloths,used for thickening sauces, gravies, puddings and pie fillings,for sizing as well as to increase the paper strength.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 68412-29-3
Chemical Composition Phosphorous acid
Density 1.005 g/ml
Melting Point 256-258 °C
Molecular Formula (C6H10O5)n
RTECS Number GM5090000
Synonyms Maize Starch; Maize Starch Powder;Amylum;Amidon;Arrow Root Starch;Dextrin Potato White;Rice Starch;Smithies;Acid Modified Starch uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X