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Aqualon™ cellulose gum is an anionic water-soluble polymer that is widely used in dentifrices to thicken the paste, bind water for prevention of syneresis, and impart desirable flow properties to the formulation.
Form: Powder Average molecular weight: 725,000 Viscosity: 1,000 - 2,800 cps Degree of substitution: 0.7
Primary Chemistry: Carboxymethylcellulose
Features & Benefits
Thickener for aqueous systems Thickener, binder, stabilizer, protective colloid, suspending agent and rheology or flow control agent Provides shear-thinning rheology properties Inhibits syneresis formation Provides initial wet tack to denture adhesive COSMOS validated Minimum purity of 99.5% Forms films resistant to oils, greases and organic solvents Dissolves rapidly in cold or hot water Suitable for use in wound care applications and devices Physiologically inert Is an anionic polyelectrolyte
Ideal for toothpaste, denture care, mouth moisturizers, ointments, creams, lotions, wound care
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