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Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose

average Mw ~250,000, degree of substitution 1.2

Synonym(s):
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium salt
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

powder

autoignition temp.

698 °F

mol wt

average Mw ~250,000

extent of labeling

1.2 carboxymethyl groups per anhydroglucose unit

mp

270 °C (dec.)

InChI

1S/C6H12O6.C2H4O2.Na/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8;1-2(3)4;/h1,3-6,8-12H,2H2;1H3,(H,3,4);

InChI key

DPXJVFZANSGRMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) belongs to the class of anionic linear structured cellulose. Its components consist of polysaccharide composed of fibrous tissues of plants. It is a water soluble polymer which can be used as a polyelectrolyte cellulose derivative.

Application

CMC can be used for a wide range of application such as:
  • food processing, textiles, detergents, and drugs
  • a stabilizer in the preparation of nanoparticles
  • a binder for the formation of electrodes

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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