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Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Hydroxyethyl cellulose

Synonyms: HEC
CAS No.:  9004-62-0
Molecular Formula:C29H52O21
Properties:  HEC is a white, free-flowing granular powder, prepared from the alkali cellulose and ethylene oxide (or ethylene chlorohydrin) by etherification, and belongs to non-ionic soluble cellulose ethers, both soluble in hot and cold water. Owing to good thickening, suspending, dispersing, emulsifying, film-forming, water-protecting and providing protective colloid properties, 
Specification: 

Appearance

White to off-white powder

Viscosty
(1% solution, 25℃, Brookfield 30rpm sp.4 cps)

4,400~6,000

Particle size 80mesh(through 180μm)

>95%

Molar substitution degree(%)

2.0~2.5

Moisture, as packed

≤1.5

Ash(%)

≤5.0  

PH

5.5~7.0

Bulk density(g/l)

420~500

Delayed solubility

yes

Soluble in water of any temperature

yes

Applications:
HEC is widely used in water based paints,building materials,oilfield chemicals,PVC,cleaning agents and personal care products,along with many other specialty applications.
PACKAGE: Kraft paper bag of 25kg net each or equivalent.
STORE: Sealed and stored in cool, dry conditions.
SHELF LIFE: 24 months

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