Methyl ethyl cellulose
Cellulose, ethyl methyl ether
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: dispersible in cold water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Use as film-forming agent.
Use as thickening agent.
Filming agent, thickening agent, 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.