Lactose is a disaccharide. It is a sugar composed of galactose and glucose subunits and has the molecular formula C12H22O11. Lactose monohydrate spray dried powder is a white, odorless, and crystalline powder that is commonly used as a filler, binder, and diluent in the pharmaceutical industry. It is also used in the food industry as a sweetener and bulking agent. This product is highly soluble in water and has excellent flow properties, making it ideal for use in tablet and capsule formulations. Additionally, lactose monohydrate spray dried powder is used in the production of infant formula and other nutritional products.