METHOCEL™ E6 Premium LV is a Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener which yields a very low viscosity of 6 cP. It is a pharmaceutical grade.
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Product Overview
METHOCEL™ E6 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: 4.8 - 7.2 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
Primary Chemistry: Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
Features & Benefits
Food compliancy; FCC, EC, FAO/WHO, GRAS, U.S. FDA
Yielding optimum performance at a low concentration
Can be added directly to aqueous systems
No ionic charge
pH stable
Thermal gelation
Gels goes back into solution upon cooling
This grade can be used in Industrial applications.