Appearance: off-white powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent slow-release, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying, film-forming, water retaining, water absorbing abilities. microbial gum.
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Widely use as slow-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent, suspending agent.
Film-forming agent, thickening agent, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Use as adhesives.