Appearance: off-white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse subcutaneous LD50: 6400mg/Kg; rat oral LDLo: 30000mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent slow-release, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying, water retaining, film-forming abilities.
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physical and chemical indexes
Widely use as slow-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Thickening agent, emulsion stabilizer, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Sizing agent in textile, silk, paper.
Use as adhesives. eg: powder molding.
Use as emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent, suspending agent.
Use as food additive.
Use as gelling agent.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as radiation protection agent.