Carboxymethyl Cellulose

CAS #: 9004-32-4

Synonyms: CMC; sodium carboxymethylcellulose; CM cellulose; cellulose gum

Uses: Detergents; soaps; food products (dietetic foods and ice cream), where it acts as water binder, thickener, suspending agent, and emulsion stabilizer; textile manufacturing (sizing); coating paper and paperboard to lower porosity; drilling muds; emulsion paints; protective colloid; pharmaceuticals; cosmetics.

Hazard:  Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of ingestion, of inhalation.