Cellulose, ethyl ether
Appearance: off-white to slightly yellow powder.
Solubility: insoluble in water. swelling in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: > 5000mg/Kg.
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.
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Widely use as slow-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent, suspending agent.
Thickening agent, water retaining agent, film-forming agent in personal care products.
Use as adhesives.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient, pharmaceutical excipients.