Agent Name

Ethyl cellulose

CAS Number

9004-57-3

Formula

C2-H6-O.x-Unspecified

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ampacet E/C; Aquacoat; Aquacoat ECD 30; Aquacoat ECD 30FMC; Cellulose ethyl; Cellulose ethyl ether; Cellulose ethylate; Cellulose, ethyl ester; Cellulose, triethyl ether; ET 100 (cellulose derivative); ETS; ETS (Polysaccharide); Ethocel; Ethocel 150; Ethocel 890; Ethocel E50; Ethocel E7; Ethocel MED; Ethocel N10; Ethocel N200; Ethocel N7; Ethocel STD; Ethylcellulose; G 200; G 200 (polysaccharide); G 50; G 50 (Polysaccharide); N 5; Nixon E/C; SPT 50CPS; T 100; T 100 (Polysaccharide); Triethyl cellulose; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White to tan solid; Commercially available as film or sheet; [HSDB] Light cream or brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make plastics, lacquers, adhesives, and wire insulation; Also used in pharmaceuticals (tablet binder), food packaging (coatings, inks, and sealing gaskets), hot-melt adhesives (cables, paper, and textiles), casings for rocket propellants, feed additive, thermoplastic molding powders and sheeting, and textile printing inks; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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