Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in concentrated hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intravenous LD50: 50mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing, emulsifying, thickening abilities.
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physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Mainly used in preparation of chitosan.
Bulking agent, abrasives, humectant in personal care products.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as slow-release agent.