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METHOCEL™ A4C Premium has the same performance as METHOCEL™ A4C, except this premium product is pharmaceutical compliant.


50lb Bag



Product Overview

Methocel™ A4C Premium is a water-soluble, high purity, non-ionic cellulose ether. It has a low viscosity range of 320 to 480 cps. Methocel is used as thickener, binder and film former. Further it functions as a suspending aid, stabilizer, surfactants, lubricants, protective colloids, and emulsifiers. Methocel contributes to economic advantages due to the fact that properties are simultaneously present.

Product Specifications

Methoxyl: 27.5 - 31.5%
Loss on drying: 5% Max
Residue on ignition: 1.5% Max
pH, 2% in water: 5.0 - 8.0
Viscosity, 2% in water, @20degC, calculated: 320 - 480 cP

Features & Benefits

Pharmaceutical grade
Yields optimum performance at a lower concentration
Can be added directly to aqueous systems
pH stable
Thermal gelation which is reversible
USP/EP/JP compliant

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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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