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ETHOCEL™

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by DowDuPont (Dow) in-cosmetics global 2018

Ethylcellulose. ETHOCEL™ act as a binder, thickner and film former. This product includes a range of polymers, derived from the naturally occurring polymer ‘cellulose’ and a repeating anhydroglucose units. It exhibits a broad compatibility with a wide range of oils. It yields a strong, flexible film at low concentration. ETHOCEL™ is available in different viscosities, according to the requirement of finished formulation. Provides strong water resistance. It can be used to mask or control the release of active ingredients. Applications include perfumes, hair treatments, body creams (waterproof sunscreens), lipsticks; oil based cosmetics: sun-care oils, massage oil and ointments. Available in all regions except in the United States and is also listed in the Japanese Standards of Cosmetic Ingredients (JSCI).

ETHOCEL™ Product details

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INCI Names
ETHYLCELLULOSE
CAS Number
9004-57-3
Appearance
Powder, Granular
Odor
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Color
White
Product Launch Date
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Product Status
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Origine/Nature
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Regulatory Status
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ETHOCEL™ Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Density (bulk) ETHOCEL Std. 4, 7, 10, 20, 45, 100
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Density (bulk) ETHOCEL Std. 200 and 300
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Specific gravity
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Glass transition temperature
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Softening point
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Melting point
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Refractive index
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Solubility Properties

Element
Test Condition
Test Method
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Insoluble in
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Last edited Mar 27, 2018
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