CMC Calcium
Category: food additives  Publish Time: 2019-04-09 21:04 

CMC Calcium
Calcium CMC is the calcium salt of a poly carboxymethyl ether of cellulose. Its is a kind of disintegrants agent. It is insoluble in water but absorbs water and swells to several times its bulk without showing any viscosity. It serve food and drug as thickener, binder, agent for disintegration and dispersion of tablets.

carboxymethyl cellulose calcium (CMCCa)

item

USP40

appearance

white or yellowish fibrous powder

acidity

4.5-6.0

loss on drying

≤10.0%

chloride

≤0.36%

sulfate

≤1.0%

water soluble materials

≤10.0%

ignition residue

10.0-20.0%

heavy metal

≤20ppm

alkalinity

no red colour develops

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