Cellulose, carboxymethyl ether, sodium salt
Carboxymethyl cellulose, sodium salt
R: H; or carboxymethyl.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 27000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: >27000mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing, emulsifying, thickening, lubricating 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 adhesives. Eg: paints, ceramics.
Use as thickening agent. Eg: food.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as slow-release agent.
Use as pharmaceutical excipients.
Use as lubricant.
Use as cleaning auxiliaries.