Microcrystalline Cellulose (medicinal Excipients)
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Microcrystalline Cellulose (medicinal Excipients)

Product name: Microcrystalline cellulose (medicinal excipients)
Synonym: Cellulose powder
CAS No.: 9004-34-6
Chemical formula: (C6H10O5)n
Density: 1.512-1.668g/cm³
Color: white or nearly white
Appearance: Powder
Specification: 20-80 microns
Storage: airtight

Micro cellulose powder product description

Microcrystalline cellulose can be produced by controlled hydrolysis of α-cellulose from dilute inorganic acid solution. α-cellulose can be produced from fiber pulp of cellulose-containing plants. After hydrolysis, the hydrolyzed cellulose is filtered and purified, and the aqueous pulp is spray-dried to form dry, porous particles with a wide range of particle sizes.

Microcrystalline powder function and application

1. Microcrystalline cellulose is widely used in oral preparations and food, and is relatively non-toxic and non-irritating. It is not absorbed orally and has almost no potential toxicity.

2. In view of the unique structure and properties of microcrystalline cellulose, it is widely used as disintegrant, stabilizing emulsifier and other national economic sectors such as medicine and health, food and beverage, light chemical industry.

3. In the food industry, microcrystalline cellulose, as an edible fiber and an ideal health food additive, can maintain the stability of emulsification and foam, keep the stability of high temperature and improve the stability of liquid.