Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC)E5

Product Overview

CAS No:9004-65-3


EC No: 231-545-4

H.S CODE: 391290000

Physical Properties

Hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose (HPMC E5) USP41 is Pharmaceutical grade,meet USP40,It is white powder of with Odorless and tasteless,made from Cotton pulp and Wood pulp raw materials.
The powder size: 100 mesh pass through 98.5% min; 80 mesh pass rate 100%.
Carbonization temperature: 280-300 ℃.
Surface tension: 20% solution 42-56dyn / cm.
Solubility: Dissolved in water and some organic solvents, such as ethanol / water, propanol / water, dichloroethane, etc.The solution with surface activity, high transparency, stable performance.
HPMC with the methoxy content decreased, the gel point increased, the water solubility decreased, the surface activity also decreased.

Technical Literature

Specification of Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose(HPMC E5) USP40

Test Items Specification
Methoxyl Content (wt%) 28-30
Hydrooxypropoxyl Content (wt%) 7-12
Loss on drying (wt%) 5 max
Ash 1% max (by weight)
PH (25 °C) 5.5-8
RESIDUE ON IGNITION (wt%) 1.5% max
Arsenic (ppm) 2 max
Heavy metal (ppm) 10 ppm max
Apparent Viscosity (2% solution, 20°C , mpa.s) 3-6 mpa.s
Total bacterium 1000/gram max
Mold 100/gram max


Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) E5 applications:
1)Wet granulation or tableting adhesives, conventional coating film materials;
2)Pharmaceutical excipients: the capsule and tablets shaping and processing;

Packages & Delivery:

1) in 25KG net weight fiber drums lined with PE bags.

Inquiry and Quotation

Minimum Order Quantity(MOQ): 100KGS
Delivery: by sea less container loading (LCL) Or by air.
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