Pharmaceutical excipient adhesive EC (Ethyl Cellulose)9004-57-3

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Product Details

1.Product Introduction

     The generic name

Ethyl cellulose



IUPAC name

Cellulose, 2 - ethyl cellulose

Meet the standards

CP(Chinese Pharmacopoeia)
     USPNF(U.S. National Formulary)
     EP(European Pharmacopoeia)

This product is white or grayish, odorless liquid powder, insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents, good thermal stability, the ash is very low when burned, little stickiness or astringent, flex resistance is maintained at a low temperature, non-toxic, strong anti-biological properties, metabolic inert. But in the sun or UV light, it prone to oxidative degradation.
2.Product Application
Because of its water-insoluble, the product mainly used as a tablet binder and coating materials, also can be used as a skeleton material blockers, prepared of various types of sustained Release Tablets; This product is used as the encapsulated excipients prepared sustained release capsules, so that efficacy remains released, and to avoid some of the water-soluble drug premature role; The product also can be used in various pharmaceutical dosage forms as a dispersing agent, stabilizing agent, water retention agent, to prevent the drug form damp and deterioration, enhance tablet safe storage.
3.Dissolution Method
Aromatic hydrocarbons and alcohols are the product most commonly used mixed solvent Aromatics available as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene, etc., dosage of 60% to 80%; Alcohols may be methanol, ethanol, etc., and dosage of 20% to 40%.The product was slowly added to a container filled with solvent under stirring, until wetted and dissolved completely.
4.Technical Indicators



the viscosity

     6~10 mpa.s:80.0~120.0%

Loss on drying


Residue on ignition


Heavy metals


Arsenic salt


Content determination

Containing ethoxy should be 44.0 to 51.0%

5.Product Description
[Storage]sealed,keep in a dry place.
[Packing]kraft paper bag lined with polyethylene bag.
[Net weight]20kg/package

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