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2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose

average Mv ~90,000

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Synonym(s):
Cellulose hydroxyethyl ether
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

Quality Level

autoignition temp.

725 °F

mol wt

average Mv ~90,000

extent of labeling

2.5 mol per mol cellulose (M.S.)

viscosity

100-180 cP(lit.)

density

0.6 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

InChI

1S/C29H52O21/c1-10-15(34)16(35)24(13(8-33)45-10)49-28-20(39)18(37)25(50-29-26(43-5-4-30)21(40)23(42-3)12(7-32)47-29)14(48-28)9-44-27-19(38)17(36)22(41-2)11(6-31)46-27/h10-40H,4-9H2,1-3H3

InChI key

CWSZBVAUYPTXTG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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30863343497354290
Hydroxyethyl-cellulose viscosity 90-160 cP, 5 % in H2O(25 °C)

Sigma-Aldrich

54290

Hydroxyethyl-cellulose

autoignition temp.

725 °F

autoignition temp.

725 °F

autoignition temp.

725 °F

autoignition temp.

-

mol wt

average Mv ~90,000

mol wt

average Mw ~380,000

mol wt

average Mv ~720,000

mol wt

-

extent of labeling

2.5 mol per mol cellulose (M.S.)

extent of labeling

1.0 mol per mol cellulose (D.S.), 2.0 mol per mol cellulose (M.S.)

extent of labeling

2.5 mol per mol cellulose (M.S.)

extent of labeling

-

viscosity

75-150 cP, 5 wt. % in H2O(25 °C, Brookfield, spindle #1) (30 rpm)(lit.)

viscosity

-

viscosity

4,500-6,500 cP, 2 wt. % in H2O(25 °C, Brookfield, spindle #4) (60 rpm)(lit.)

viscosity

90-160 cP, 5 % in H2O(25 °C)

density

0.6 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.6 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.6 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

General description

2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) is a water soluble biopolymer that is majorly used as a thickener and an adhesive. It has water retention properties and good film forming ability for protective covering.
Non-ionic water soluble polymer. Aqueous solutions are pseudoplastic. Readily disperses without lumping.

Application

Thickener, protective colloid, binder, stabilizer and suspending agent.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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