Hydroxypropyl Cellulose Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose Properties

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose

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Hydroxypropyl cellulose is used as a topical ophthalmic protectant and lubricant.It is also used as a lubricant for artificial eyes and as a food additive.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 891.2 oC
CAS Number 9004-64-2
Density 1.27 g/cm3
EINECS Number 220-971-6
IUPAC Name 3-Hydroxy-2-Phenylquinoline-4-Carboxylic Acid
InChI 1S/C16H11NO3/c18-15-13(16(19)20)11-8-4-5-9-12(11)17-14(15)10-6-2-1-3-7-10/h1-9,18H,(H,19,20)
Molar Mass 59.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H7O
RTECS Number NF9050000
Synonyms Cellulose, 2-Hydroxypropyl Ether;Oxypropylated Cellulose;E463
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