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CELLOSIZE(TM) Hydroxyethyl Cellulose QP-52000-H Europe PCG Thickener

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INCI Name: Hydroxyethylcellulose
Function: Thickener, Viscosity Modifier
Benefit Claims: Emulsion Stabiliser, Compatibility, Broad pH Stability, Improved Thickness, Film Forming, High Quality, Good Electrolyte Tolerance, Improved Stability, Easy To Handle, Dispersing
Labeling Claims: Clean at Sephora, Endocrine Disruptor-free, Preservative-free, Kosher, Residues-free, BSE-free, Not Listed In California Proposition 65, From Renewable Resources, Halal, Bio-based, Non-Hazardous, Nanomaterials-free, Palm Oil-free, Animal Products-free, Sustainable, TSE-free, Solvent-free, Non-GMO, Non-Toxic, CMR Substances-free, Allergen-free, Irradiation-free, Alcohol-free, Biodegradable
Certifications & Compliance: EU Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 Compliant, REACH (Europe), Kosher, Directive 2011/65/EC amended through EU/2015/863 (RoHS), Halal, IECIC (China), EFfCI GMP Certified, Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)
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CELLOSIZE(TM) Hydroxyethyl Cellulose QP-52000-H Europe PCG Thickener (ES) Safety Data Sheet
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CELLOSIZE(TM) Hydroxyethyl Cellulose QP-52000-H Europe PCG Thickener Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
CAS No.
9004-62-0
Technologies
Cosmetic Ingredients

CELLOSIZE(TM) Hydroxyethyl Cellulose QP-52000-H Europe PCG Thickener Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Non-GMO wood PECF certified
  • Easy to handle powder form
  • Highly efficient thickener
  • Can be used in personal care formulations within a range of pH 3 to 10
  • Does not meet the definition of a nanomaterial as listed in Article 2(k) of the EU Cosmetic Regulation
  • To the best of our knowledge this product does not contain ingredients of animal origin.
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65.
Product Benefits
  • Bio-derived from cellulose a renewable
  • Inherent, primary biodegradability
  • 60% bio-derived carbon weight
  • Highly efficient thickening for delightful textures
  • High degree of solution clarity
  • Improved emulsion stability
  • Non-irritating to skin and eyes
Formulating Benefits
  • Easy to use, nonionic, water-dispersible powder
  • Broad viscosity ranges available
  • Compatible with a wide range of surfactants
  • Excellent salt/electrolytes tolerance
  • Broad compatibility over a wide pH range (3 to 10)
  • High product quality (low impurities)
  • Consistent, reproducible end products

Applications & Uses

Markets
Personal Care
Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Color Cosmetic Applications
Applications

Areas of potential use for CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener encompass a wide range of cosmetic and toiletry applications such as:

  • Hair care
  • Skin care
  • Color cosmetics
Formulating Tips

Agitation of solutions at a pH 7.0 or lower is recommended to make initial dispersion of CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener in water. After the CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener is well dispersed, subsequent pH increase and temperature increase can be used to speed up hydration and dissolution if required. Once hydrated CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener can be used in personal care formulations that can have a pH within the range pH 3–10.

 

Graph 1: pH effect on CELLOSIZE™ HEC Thickener hydration time

 

Graph 2: Temperature effect on CELLOSIZE™ HEC Thickener hydration / dissolution time

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
White to off-white powder
Soluble in
Water
Compatible with
Inorganics Salts, Gums
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Ash Content (as Sodium Carbonate)max. 4.2wt%P1B-44C-0.9
Bio-based Carbon Weight60%-
Bulk Density0.3 - 0.6g/cm³P1B-44C-0.11
Color (1% in water)max. 50HazenP1B-44C-0.8
Contamination (Specks)max. 2countP1B-44C-0.14
Hydration Time5 - 15min1B-44C-0.55
Particle Size (Through 20 mesh, max. 841 micron)min. 98%1B-44C-0.6
pH (at 25°C, 2% Water)5.5 - 7-1B-44C-0.4
Refractive Index (at 20°C)1.336--
Volatiles Contentmax. 6wt%DOWM 102668
Water Insolublesmax. 1.0wt%1B-44C-0.2
Molecular Weight150000g/mol-
Brookfield Viscosity (LV #3, 30rpm, 25 °C at 1%)2400 - 3000cP-
Compatibility

The nonionic structure of CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener offers good compatibility with surfactants and other formulation ingredients like inorganics salts, gums, resins.

Regulatory & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Limitations

This product is neither tested nor represented as suitable for medical or pharmaceutical uses.

Safety & Health

Health and Environmental Information

To support customers in their product safety needs, Dow has an extensive Product Stewardship organization and a team of product safety and regulatory compliance specialists available in each area.

For further information, please see our website, dow.com or consult your local Dow representative.

Product Stewardship

Dow has a fundamental concern for all who make, distribute, and use its products, and for the environment in which we live. This concern is the basis for our product stewardship philosophy by which we assess the safety, health, and environmental information on our products and then take appropriate steps to protect employee and public health and our environment. The success of our product stewardship program rests with each and every individual involved with Dow products - from the initial concept and research, to manufacture, use, sale, disposal, and recycle of each product.

Customer Notice

Dow strongly encourages its customers to review both their manufacturing processes and their applications of Dow products from the standpoint of human health and environmental
quality to ensure that Dow products are not used in ways for which they are not intended or tested. Dow personnel are available to answer your questions and to provide reasonable
technical support. Dow product literature, including safety data sheets, should be consulted prior to use of Dow products. Current safety data sheets are available from Dow.

Storage & Handling

Handling Precautions

Product safety information required for safe use is not included in this document. before handling, read product and safety data sheets and container labels for safe use, physical and health hazard information. the safety data sheet is available on the dow website at dow.com, or from your dow sales application engineer, or distributor, or by calling dow customer service.

Usable Life and Storage
  • CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener is a water-soluble solid that is normally supplied as a powder in multi-ply papers bags. Moisture and heat can cause CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener to form lumps, so bags should be stored in a dry location at a temperature less than 40°C.
  • Good housekeeping should be used when handling CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener to reduce the risk of slipping hazards. If CELLOSIZE™ HEC QP-52000H Europe PCG Thickener is spilled, as much as possible should be swept before it becomes wet. Washing with water, solvents, or most cleaning products will probably not be effective and may increase the slipping hazard. High pressure water blasting can be used to remove buildup of material.
Disposal Considerations
  • Dispose in accordance with all local, state (provincial) and federal regulations. Empty containers may contain hazardous residues. This material and its container must be disposed in a safe and legal manner.
  • It is the user’s responsibility to verify that treatment and disposal procedures comply with local, state (provincial) and federal regulations. Contact your Dow Technical Representative for more information.
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