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(Hydroxypropyl)methyl cellulose

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Properties

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viscosity   2,600-5,600 mPa.s, 2 % in H2O(20 °C)
solubility   H2O: soluble10 mg/mL, clear to almost clear, colorless

Description

Application

(Hydroxypropyl)methyl cellulose (HPMC), an inert viscoelastic polymer is used as an emulsifier, thickening and suspending agent similar to animal gelatin. HPMC is used in the development of controlled-delivery medicament.

Thickener for aqueous and non-aqueous systems, clear films with grease resistance, binders, lubricants, steric stabilizer and water retention aid.

Features and Benefits

Dissolves in water, undergoes reversible gelation upon heating, non-ionic, does not complex with ionic species and is surface active and enzyme resistant. Solutions are pseudoplastic.

Other Notes

This product has been replaced by H7509-SIGMA | (Hydroxypropyl)methyl cellulose viscosity 2,600-5,600 cP, 2 % in H2O(20 °C)(lit.)

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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