Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether
R: H; or hydroxyethyl; or poly hydroxyethyl.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Human toxicity: women intravenous LDLo: 5100mg/kg/6D-.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, water absorbing, film-forming, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
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physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Film-forming agent, thickening agent, emulsion stabilizers, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as thickening agent.
Use as sustained-release agent.
Use as binders. eg: paints, ceramics, concrete.