Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose phthalate

Safety (MSDS) data for hydroxypropyl cellulose  

Safety (MSDS) data for hydroxypropyl cellulose, MW ca. 100,000


    Synonyms: cellulose hydroxypropyl ether, PM 50, oxypropylated cellulose
    Molecular formula:
    CAS No: 9004-64-2
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: white powder
    Melting point:
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    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Density (g cm-3):
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    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature: 400 C
    Water solubility:


    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Combustible.


    May be harmful, or act as an irritant.

    Toxicity data
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    ORL-RAT LD50 10200 mg kg-1
    IPR-RAT LD50 > 25000 mg kg-1
    IVN-RAT LD50 250 mg kg-1
    ORL-MUS LD50 > 5000 mg kg-1

    Risk phrases
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Transport information

    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Minimize exposure.

    Safety phrases
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