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Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose

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Product Description


Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose


9004-65-3 INS464 E464


Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose;Carbohydrate gum; Cellulose hydroxypropyl methyl ether; Cellulose 2-hydroxypropyl methyl ether; HPMC; Hypromellose Methyl hydroxypropyl cellulose; MHPC

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[C6H(10-x-y)O5(CH3)x(C2H5)y]n, x no. of methyl groups, y no. of ethyl groups

Typical Product Specifications


Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose is a Propylene glycol ether of methyl cellulose Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose uses and applications include: Binder, emulsion stabilizer, film-former, viscous control agent in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals; thickener in paint strippers; protective colloid, viscous stabilizer in latexemulsion paints; suspending agent; lubricant; plasticizer for ceramics, refractory shapes; tablet excipient, binder, coating aid; thickener, gellant, stabilizer, emulsifier, film-former, protective colloid, suspending agent in foods; in food packaging adhesives, food-contact coatings, asphalt emulsions, caulks, cements

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