Agent Name

Carboxymethyl hydroxyethyl cellulose

CAS Number

9004-30-2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

CMHEC; Carboxymethyl 2-hydroxyethylcellulose ether; Carboxymethyl hydroxyethylcellulose; Cellulose, carboxymethyl 2-hydroxyethyl ether; Cellulose, carboxymethyl hydroxyethyl ether; Cellulose, carboxymethyl hydroxyethyl mixed ether; SPX 5338; Tylose CH 50; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polysaccharides

Sources/Uses

Used (as sodium salt) in liquid detergents and thickeners of cosmetic lotions; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Laxatives- bulk forming"; [HSDB]

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