Carboxy Methyl Cellulose(CMC)

Carboxy Methyl Cellulose(CMC) is also named as Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose,is easy soluble in both cold and hot water. It provides good properties of thickening, water retention, film-forming, rheology and lubricity, which enable CMC cover a wind range of applications like food, personal care products, industrial paints, ceramics, oil drilling, building materials etc. Carboxymethyl Cellulose(CMC), known as Cellulose gum, is a high-polymer cellulose ether obtained by chemically modifying natural cellulose. CMC is a white to off-white, odorless, and tasteless powder that is used in a variety of industries for its ability to thicken, bind, and stabilize products. Sodium CMC is produced by chemically modifying cellulose with chloroacetic acid, resulting in the addition of carboxymethyl groups (-CH2-COOH) to the cellulose backbone. This modification makes the resulting polymer more soluble in water, allowing it to form stable and viscous solutions.

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Typical Properties

Appearance White to off-white powder
Particle size 95% pass 80 mesh
Degree of substitution 0.7-1.5
PH value 6.0~8.5
Purity (%) 92min, 97min, 99.5min

Popular Grades

Application Typical grade Viscosity (Brookfield, LV, 2%Solu) Viscosity (Brookfield LV, mPa.s, 1%Solu) Dgree of Substitution Purity
For Paint CMC FP5000 5000-6000 0.75-0.90 97%min
CMC FP6000 6000-7000 0.75-0.90 97%min
CMC FP7000 7000-7500 0.75-0.90 97%min
For Pharma&food CMC FM1000 500-1500 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
CMC FM2000 1500-2500 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
CMC FG3000 2500-5000 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
CMC FG5000 5000-6000 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
CMC FG6000 6000-7000 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
CMC FG7000 7000-7500 0.75-0.90 99.5%min
For detergent CMC FD7 6-50 0.45-0.55 55%min
For Toothpaste CMC TP1000 1000-2000 0.95min 99.5%min
For Ceramic CMC FC1200 1200-1300 0.8-1.0 92%min
For oil field CMC LV 70max 0.9min
CMC HV 2000max 0.9min


Types of Uses Specific Applications Properties Utilized
Paint latex paint Thickening and Water-binding
Food Ice cream
Bakery products
Thickening and stabilizing
Oil drilling Drilling Fluids
Completion Fluids
Thickening, water retention
Thickening, water retention


Packing: CMC Product is packed in three layer paper bag with inner polyethylene bag reinforced , net weight is 25kg per bag.

Storage: Keep it in cool dry warehouse,away from moisture, sun,fire,rain.


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