Agent Name

Methyl ethyl cellulose

CAS Number

9004-59-5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Celacol EM; Cellocol EM; Cellofas A; Cellofas WLD; Cellulose, ethyl methyl ether; Edifas A; Edifas grade "A"; Ethyl methyl cellulose; Methylethyl cellulose; Methylethylcellulose; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White to pale cream-colored solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as emulsifier, stabilizer, and foaming agent; [Hawley]

Comments

Emergency treatment: non-toxic ingestion; [HSDB] See "Cellulose."

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