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Natrosol™ 250 HHR Hydroxyethylcellulose, PC Grade

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Natrosol™ 250 HHR Hydroxyethylcellulose, PC Grade is a nonionic water-soluble polymer. This white, free-flowing granular powder can be used in a variety of applications, including hair conditioner, liquid soaps, shave gels and foams, toothpaste (high salt), wipes (baby and adult), makeup/mascara, AP/Deodorant solids, and lubricant gels. Solutions of Natrosol HEC are pseudoplastic or shear-thinning. As a result, personal care products formulated with Natrosol HEC dispense rich and thick from the container, but spread easily on hair and skin.

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Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether (9004-62-0) Sign in to view

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Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether (9004-62-0)
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