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Ethyl cellulose

extent of labeling: 48-49.5% ethoxy content

Synonym: Ethocel®

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Carbohydrates, Carbohydrates A to Z, Carbohydrates D-F, Polysaccharide More...
assay   48.0-49.5%
form   powder
autoignition temp.   698 °F
extent of labeling   48-49.5% ethoxy content
refractive index   n20/D 1.47(lit.)
viscosity   ~45 cP, 5 % in toluene/ethanol 80:20(25 °C)(lit.)
density   1.14 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

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.

Legal Information

Ethocel is a registered trademark of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of Dow

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FJ5950500

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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