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METHOCEL™ A15LV Premium

METHOCEL™ A15LV Premium has the same performance properties as METHOCEL™ A15LV, except this premium product has less impurities. It can be used in pharmaceutical applications.

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Product Overview

METHOCEL™ A15LV Premium is a water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose with a very low viscosity.  Methocel is a high purity, non-ionic cellulose ether. Besides thickening, binding, Methocel functions as a suspending aid, stabilizer, surfactants, lubricants, protective colloids, and emulsifiers. The use of Methocel contributes to economic advantages, due to the fact that various properties are simultaneously present.

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 27.5 - 31.5%
Loss on drying: 5.0% Max
Residue on ignition: 1.5% Max
Ash sulphated: 1.5% Max
Sodium Chloride: Max 2.0%
Viscosity, 2% in water, @20degC, calculated: 12 - 18 cP

Features & Benefits

Pharmaceutical grade
USP/EP/JP compliant
Water soluble
Non-ionic
Forms a firm gel texture
Thermally gel in solution
Reversible hot water gelation

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METHOCEL™ Water-Soluble Cellulose Ethers

METHOCEL™ cellulose ethers are water-soluble polymers derived from cellulose. They are used as thickeners, binders, film-formers and water-retention agents for a broad range of products.  They also function as suspension aids, protective colloids and emulsifiers.

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