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Aqualon™ CMC 7H4F

Aqualon™ 7H4F cellulose gum is useful in suspending solids and modifying the flow and texture. It has a viscosity of 2,500-6,000 cps and a 0.7 degree of substitution.


50lb Bag



Product Overview

INCI Cellulose Gum

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.

Product Specifications

Form: Powder
Average molecular weight: 700,000
Viscosity: 2,500 - 6,000 cps
Degree of substitution: 0.7
Spindle number: 4
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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Ashland Cellulose Ethers

Aqualon ethylcellulose (EC) is soluble in a wide range of organic solvents and can be used to coat one or more active ingredients of a tablet to prevent them from reacting with other materials or with one another.

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