Hydroxypropyl cellulose

average Mw ~1,000,000, powder, 20 mesh particle size (99% through)

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Quality Level



autoignition temp.

752 °F

mol wt

average Mw ~1,000,000

biological oxygen demand (BOD)

14,000 ppm


<5 wt. %

particle size

20 mesh (99% through)

pH range

5.0 - 8.5

interfacial tension mineral oil

12.5 dyn/cm, 0.1 wt. % in H2O (vs. mineral oil)


1,275-3,500 cP, 1 wt. % in H2O(25 °C, Brookfield, spindle #3) (30 rpm)(lit.)


H2O: insoluble (above 45 °C)
polar organic solvents: soluble


0.5 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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Flash Point(F)

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Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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