Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: slightly soluble or soluble in water; soluble in hot water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, thickening, film-forming abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Use as slow-release agent.
Use as thickening agent.
Conditioning agent, humectant in personal care products.
Use as food additive.
Use as emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent.
Use as gelling agent.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.