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9004-57-3 - Ethyl cellulose - H27621 - Alfa Aesar

H27621 Ethyl cellulose

CAS Number
9004-57-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250mg 58.10
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Ethyl cellulose

MDL
MFCD00131037

Chemical Properties

Density
1.14
Refractive Index
1.47
Solubility
Soluble in tetrahydrofuran, methyl acetate, ethanol, methanol, toluene, ethyl acetate, chloroform, esters, aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols and ketones. Insoluble in water, glycerol and propane-1,2-diol.

Applications

Ethyl cellulose is used as a food additive and as an emulsifier. It is also used as a film-former in coatings, hot-melt adhesives and transfer inks. Further, it is employed as a binder, filler, plastic coating and diluents of color. In addition to this, it is used in lacquers and plastic toughing.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

Literature References

Davidovich-Pinhas, M.; Barbut, S.; Marangon, A. G. The gelation of oil using ethyl cellulose. Carbohydr. Polym. 2015, 117, 869-878.

Djerafi, R.; Masmoudi, Y.; Crampon, C.; Meniai, A.; Badens, E. Supercritical anti-solvent precipitation of ethyl cellulose. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2015, 105, 92-98.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3912.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FJ5950500

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