Performance With Cellulose Ether

Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC)

Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) is a water-soluble, anionic, linear polymer derived from cellulose, CMC is commonly used as a thickener, stabilizer, and binder in various industries, such as food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and textiles.


Appearance : White or off-white powder
Purity : ≥95%
PH : 6.5-8
Loss on drying (%) : ≤10
Fluid Loss (mL) : ≤10

  • Food industry: CMC is widely used in the food industry as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier in products such as ice cream, salad dressings, baked goods, and canned foods.

  • Oil drilling industry: CMC is used as a viscosifier to increase the viscosity of drilling fluids, which helps to control the pressure and temperature during the drilling process.

  • Cosmetics industry: CMC is used in personal care products, such as lotions, creams, and shampoos, as a thickener and stabilizer.

  • Textile industry: CMC is used in the textile industry as a sizing agent to improve the weaving process and as a thickener in printing pastes.

  • Paper industry: CMC is used as a coating agent to improve the surface properties of paper and as a binder in paper products.

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