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Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose HPC Powder CAS 9004-64-2

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Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose HPC Powder CAS 9004-64-2

Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose HPC Powder CAS 9004-64-2
Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose HPC Powder CAS 9004-64-2

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Product Details:
Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: Honest
Certification: ISO
Model Number: HPC-H, HPC-M, HPC-L, HPC-E, HPC-J
Payment & Shipping Terms:
Minimum Order Quantity: 100KG
Packaging Details: 25KG
Payment Terms: T/T, L/C

Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose HPC Powder CAS 9004-64-2

Molecular Weight: 344.3 Appearance: White Powder
Purity: ≥99% Solubility: Soluble In Water And Alcohol
Melting Point: 140-145℃ Stability: Stable Under Normal Temperature And Pressure
Shelf Life: 2 Years Molecular Formula: C12H20O10
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Food Grade HPC Powder


Pharmaceutical Use Hydroxypropyl Cellulose


Hydroxypropyl Cellulose CAS 9004-64-2

Product Description:

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) is made from cellulose, a natural polymer derived from plants, and is used for its thickening, emulsifying, and binding properties. 

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose is a versatile product with many advantages. It is non-toxic, non-irritating, and has excellent stability. It is easy to use, has low odor and taste, and is available in a variety of grades. It is also cost-effective and has a long shelf life.

 Hydroxypropyl Cellulose is a reliable and high-quality product that can be used for a variety of industrial applications. It is available in a range of purity levels, from 99% to 99.9%, and can be customized to meet specific customer needs. It is an essential ingredient in many products and is sure to meet your needs.



  • Product Name: Klucel, HPC, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose(New)
  • Description: White Or Off-white Powder
  • Molecular Formula: C12H20O10
  • Storage: Keep In A Cool, Dry Place
  • Shelf Life: 2 Years
  • Solubility: Soluble In Water And Alcohol

Technical Parameters:


Item Standard
Hydroxypropyl Content,% 60.0-77.0
PH 5.0-8.0
Loss on Drying.% 5.0max
Residue on ignition,% 0.2 max
Lead, ppm 10.0 max
Heavy Metals,ppm 20 max
Viscosity, mPa.s In accordance with the viscosity specifications as shown in table 2 below


HPC Viscosity Specification-Table 2

Grade Viscosity
HPC-H 1500-2500 at 1%
HPC-M 4000-6500 at 2%
HPC-G 150-400 at 2%
HPC-J 150-400 at 5%
HPC-L 75-150 at 5%
HPC-E 300-700 at 10%

Note: Any other special requirement for the product can be satisfied through the negotiation.




Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) is extensively used in the pharmaceutical industry for various applications due to its unique properties. Some of the key ways HPC is utilized in the pharmaceutical field include



Tablet Formulations: HPC acts as a binder and disintegrant in tablet formulations. It helps hold the active ingredients together and promotes the breakdown of tablets into smaller particles when they come into contact with water in the digestive system.


Controlled-Release Systems: HPC is used in the development of controlled-release drug delivery systems. By altering the viscosity and swelling behavior of HPC, the release rate of the active pharmaceutical ingredient can be controlled, resulting in prolonged drug action and reduced dosing frequency.


Coating Material: HPC is employed as a coating material for pharmaceutical tablets. It forms a protective layer over the tablet surface, which can control the release of the drug, mask its taste, and enhance its stability.


Dispersing Agent: In oral liquid formulations, HPC can act as a dispersing agent, aiding in the uniform distribution of active ingredients in the liquid.


Solubilization: HPC can improve the solubility of poorly water-soluble drugs by forming inclusion complexes or solid dispersions, enhancing their bioavailability.


Ophthalmic Solutions: HPC is used in ophthalmic solutions as a viscosity-enhancing agent to prolong the contact time of the solution with the eye's surface.


Topical Formulations: HPC is found in topical formulations such as gels and creams, providing viscosity and enhancing the stability of the formulation.


Dissolution Enhancement: HPC can enhance the dissolution rate of poorly soluble drugs, thereby improving their absorption and bioavailability.


Emulsion Stabilization: It is used to stabilize emulsions in various pharmaceutical products, ensuring consistent distribution of the active ingredients.


Suspensions: HPC can be used to stabilize suspensions and prevent settling of particles in liquid formulations.

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