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Benecel Cellulose Ethers

Key Applications

Shampoo; liquid bubble bath concentrate; liquid soap and body wash; hair styling products; skin care lotions and creams

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Product Description

Benecel hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) products are high purity, water soluble, non-ionic cellulose ethers designed for use in a broad range of personal care applications such as shampoos, body washes, shower gels, and shaving creams. Benecel HPMC products function as thickeners, lather enhancers, lather stabilizers, water-binders, and film formers, as well as co-suspending and co-emulsifying agents. Benecel HPMC is produced from cellulose - an abundant and renewable raw material source.

Grades

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A4M PharmaBenecel A4M Pharma is a pharmaceutical methylcellulose off-white powder producing a viscosity of 2,700 - 5,040 mPas.SDSTDS*
E4MBenecel E4M is a white to ivory powder producing a viscosity of 3,000 - 5,000 mPas when used at 2%. It is especially effective at improving the lather and mildness of sulfate based rinse-off formulationsSDSTDS*
K100MBenecel K100M is a white to ivory powder producing a viscosity of 75,000 - 140,000 mPas when used at 2%. It is especially effective at improving the lather and mildness of soap based rinse-off formulationsSDS*TDS*
K200MBenecel K200M is a white to ivory powder producing a viscosity of 150,000 - 280,000 mPas when used at 2%. It is especially effective at improving the lather and mildness of soap based rinse-off formulationsSDSTDS*
ME 233 P PharmaME 233 P Pharma is a pharmaceutical grade of methylhydroxyethylcellulose white powder producing a viscosity of 3,100 - 5,700 mPas.SDSTDS*