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Ethyl cellulose

48.0-49.5% (w/w) ethoxyl basis

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Properties

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assay   48.0-49.5% (w/w) ethoxyl basis
form   powder
autoignition temp.   698 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.47(lit.)
viscosity   7-15 mPa.s, 6 % in toluene/ethanol 80:20(25 °C)
density   1.14 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Preparation Note

Ethyl Cellulose is soluble in a wide range of solvents such as aliphatic alcohols, chlorinated solvents, and natural oils. It is insoluble in water, glycerin, and prolylene glycol.

Application

Ethyl cellulose is generated by converting a variable number of hydroxyl groups on the repeating glucose units to ethyl ether groups. Ethylcellulose is used in the preparation of biostructures such as matrices, microspheres, microparticles, pellets and tablets for use in drug delivery.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FJ5950500
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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