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Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose Properties

Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose



Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose is a cellulose derivative obtained by chemically modificating the natural cellulose. It is one of the most important water soluble polymers. It is widely used in food-making, detergent, paper making, oil-drilling, textile, dyeing, ceramics, construction, paint, welding, battery, medicine, tobacco, toothpaste, cosmetics.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off white powder
CAS Number 9004-32-4
Class NA
Density 1.6 g/cm3
InChI 1S/C6H12O6.C2H4O2.Na/c7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8;1-2(3)4;/h1,3-6,8-12H,2H2;1H3,(H,3,4);/q;;+1/p-1
Melting Point 274 °C
Molecular Formula [C6H7O2(OH)2CH2COONa]n
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number FJ5950000
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms CMC-Na;Carboxymethyl Cellulose Sodium;Cellulose Carboxymethyl Ether Sodium Salt