It is white or similar white powder, is basically cellulose and is derived from high quality wood pulp, disintegrates rapidly in water, solve in thin acid and most organic solutions.
Purity, %: 97.0-102.0
Drying loss, %: ≤5.0
Water-soluble substances, %: ≤0.2
Chloride, %: ≤0.030
Heavy metal, %: ≤0.001
Residue on ignition, %: ≤0.2
As, %: ≤0.0002
Appearance: White or offwhite powder. Odorless.
Particle size: >50.0% through #9 sieve; <5% through #7 sieve.
Solubility: Insoluble in water, dilute acid and most organic solvents. Slightly soluble in NaOH solution (1:20).
It is widely used in medicine, food etc, used as emulsifier, binding agent in tablets, stabilizer, dispersant, meal fiber etc. used as bonding agent, dilute agent, disintegrating agent, assist in flowing. Its concentration is about 5 to 60 percent, it is used as capsule packing agent, its concentration is 10 to 60 percent.
Packing and Storage
Store in a dry place at room temperature.