|Appearance:||White Or Yellowish Powder||Raw Material:||Refined Cotton|
|Product Name:||OEM Ethyl Cellulose Pharmaceutical Use||Function:||Thickener, Emulsifier, Film-former, Binder, Dispersing Agent|
Ethyl cellulose Ethocel Pharmaceutical used in Sustained-release Dosage
Due to its insolubility in water, ethyl cellulose is mainly used as tablet adhesive and thin film coating material, etc. It is also used as retarding agent for aggregate to make various types of aggregate slow-release pills; as slow-release agent or slow-release pills for compound material when making coat; as microcapsule material to make the medical effect release continuously, and avoid the preaction of water soluble medicine.
Name: Ethyl Cellulose
In the formula , n stands for degree of polymerization and R for –H or –C2H5 .
1. Appearance: White or even yellowing powder or grains , having no smell or taste .
2. Technical Index
|K type||N type||T type|
|Content of ethoxy, %||45.0~47.9||48.0~49.5||49.6~51.0|
|Viscosity, mPas||Conform to the requirements of table 2|
|Residue on ignition, %||0.4 Max|
|Loss on drying %||3.0 Max|
|Heavy metal ppm||20 Max|
|Arsenic ppm||3 Max|
3. Viscosity Specification
|Level||Specific range||Level||Specific range|
Note: Provided that buyers have other
Selection guide of products for pharmaceutical:
|Usage||Applicable type ofthe product||Typical Use Level|
|Controlled Release Coatings||EN-4,EN-7,EN-10||3-20%|
Solvent-Based Coating for
Barrier or Taste Masking
|All N Type||
|Direct Compression Granulation||EN-7, EN-10, EN-100||5-40%|
【Instruction for usage】
While padding, add Ethyl Cellulose slowly into the container with solvent until it is fully wetted and dissolved.
It is packed in fiberboard boxes or drums lined with PVC bags. Net weight per package: 20kg
【Instruction for storage】
Seal it and store in dry place.
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