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423181 Sigma-Aldrich

(Hydroxypropyl)methyl cellulose

average Mn ~90,000

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
mol wt   average Mn ~90,000
extent of labeling   1.1-1.6 mol methoxy per mol cellulose (D.S.)
  21 wt. % methoxy
  0.1-0.3 mol propylene oxide per mol cellulose (M.S.)
  5 wt. % propylene oxide
surface tension   43-55 dyn/cm, 25 °C, 0.05 wt. %
viscosity   15,000 cP, 2 wt. % in H2O(20 °C, Ubbelohde)(lit.)
transition temp   gel point 70-90 °C

Description

Application

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

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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