Starch 1500® Partially Pregelatinized Maize Starch

Starch 1500 is a proven and trusted unique excipient, manufactured exclusively for the global pharmaceutical and nutritional industries.

  • Stabilizes moisture sensitive drugs and active ingredients
  • Provides excellent low dose content uniformity
  • Meets regulatory standards

In addition to providing a unique range of functions and flexible performance in a variety of applications, Starch 1500 cuts process and material costs by reducing or eliminating binders, superdisintegrants, high levels of lubricants and glidants.

High Quality Tablets for Film Coating

Starch 1500 provides good tablet hardness and low friability ideal for film coating and packaging.

Product Range

  • Starch 1500 products are designed to meet regulatory needs worldwide.
  • Starch 1500 LM: Low moisture product (less than 7% moisture). Meets PhEur and USP/NF specifications for pregelatinized starch.
  • Starch 1500 G: Meets PhEur and USP/NF specifications for pregelatinized starch and JPE requirements for partly pregelatinized starch.

Contact Colorcon to learn how Starch 1500 can improve your formulation and lower your costs.

Platform Solutions

Colorcon can help to reduce your project time by providing the right solution through excipient selection and process guidance.


Lower total cost and reduce time to market

Dissolution Design

Life cycle management through modified delivery profiles and product line extensions

Patient Adherence

Reduce medication errors and improve patient adherence


Stable and consistent product performance

Product Authentication

Track and trace