Cellulose, methyl ether
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: soluble in cold water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 275000mg/Kg; mouse intravenous LDLo: 1000mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
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physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Use as film-forming agent.
Use as thickening agent. eg: food.
Thickening agent, emulsion stabilizer, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Use as emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent, suspending agent.
Use as adhesives.
Use as water retaining agent.
Use as slow-release agent.
Use as food additive.
Use as medical accessories.