Methylcellulose (4000 MPa.s)Product ingredient for Methylcellulose

Name
Methylcellulose (4000 MPa.s)
Drug Entry
Methylcellulose

Methyl cellulose polymer consisting of numerous linked glucose molecules used as a stabiliser, thickener and emulsifier for foodstuffs and cosmetics. The Degree of Substitution (DS) of a given form of methyl cellulose is defined as the average number of substituted hydroxyl groups per glucose with a theoretical maximum of 3, however more typical values are 1.3 2.6. Methyl cellulose is a hydrophilic white powder in pure form and dissolves in cold (but not in hot) water, forming a clear viscous solution or gel. It is available under a variety of trade names as a treatment for constipation. Like cellulose, it is not digestible, not toxic, and not allergenic

Accession Number
DBSALT001559
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
Methylcellulose (4000 CPS) / Methylcellulose 4000
UNII
MRJ667KA5E
CAS Number
9004-67-5
External Links
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Predicted Properties
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