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METHOCEL™ E5 Premium LV

METHOCEL™ E5 Premium LV is a Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener which yields a very low viscosity of 5 cP. It is a pharmaceutical grade.

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Product Overview

METHOCEL™ E5 Premium LV is a water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose. This pharmaceutical grade can be used in Industrial applications. Methocel products are used as thickeners, binders, water retention aids, and also function as suspension aids, surfactants, lubricity aids, and emulsifiers. Since various properties are present in a formulation Methocel is an economical preferred choice versus other polymers.

Product Specifications

Viscosity, 2% in water @20°C: 4.0 - 6.0 cP 
Methoxyl: 28.0 - 30.0%
Hydroxypropoxyl: 7.0 - 12.0%
Loss on Drying: 5.0% Max
Residue on Ignition: 1.5% Max
pH, 2% in water: 5.0 - 8.0

Features & Benefits

Compliant with US, JP, EUR Pharmacopeia
U.S. FDA Gras

Applications

This grade can be used in Industrial applications.

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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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