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9004-34-6 - Cellulose, microcrystalline - A17730 - Alfa Aesar

A17730 Cellulose, microcrystalline

CAS Number
9004-34-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 39.20
2500g 143.00
10000g 457.00
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Cellulose, microcrystalline

MDL
MFCD00081512
EINECS
232-674-9

Chemical Properties

Solubility
Slightly soluble in sodium hydroxide. Insoluble in water, ethanol, ether and dilute mineral acids.

Applications

Cellulose, microcrystalline is used as an emulsifier, bulking agent in food production, extender and anti-caking agent. It is also used in vitamin supplements or tablets. It acts as an alternative to carboxymethylcellulose. It finds application in partition chromatography. Further, it is used as a thickener and stabilizer. In addition to this, it is used as an excipient in the pharmaceutical industry.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

El Hamdaoui, L.; El Moussaouiti, M.; Gmouh, S. Preparation and characterization of cellulose p-phenylbenzoate by two-step synthesis from microcrystalline and kraft cellulose. Polym. Bull. 2015, 72 (12), 3031-3042.

Fabičovicová, K.; Lucas, M.; Claus, P. From microcrystalline cellulose to hard-and softwood-based feedstocks: their hydrogenolysis to polyols over a highly efficient ruthenium-tungsten catalyst. Green Chem. 2015, 17 (5), 3075-3083.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H335

May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P304+P340-P312a-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER/doctor if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1965
Harmonized Tariff Code
3912.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FJ5691460

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