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Crystalline cellulose (MCC, Microcrystalline cellulose), which is mainly composed of straight chain polysaccharides bound by β-1, 4-glucoside bonds , is a crystalline cellulose that is hydrolyzed by dilute acid to the ultimate degree of polymerization (LODP), and it is free flowing. A white, odorless, tasteless crystalline powder.
1. Microcrystalline cellulose is commonly used as adsorbent, suspension aid, diluent, disintegrating agent. Microcrystalline cellulose is widely used in pharmaceutical preparations, mainly as a diluent and binder in oral tablets and capsules, not only for wet granulation but also for dry direct tablet pressing. There is also some lubrication and disintegration, which is very useful in tablet preparation.
2. In the food industry, as a kind of food fiber and ideal health food additives, microcrystalline cellulose can maintain the stability of emulsification and foam, maintain the stability of high temperature, improve the stability of liquid.
3. Microcrystalline cellulose can be used as an additive in the manufacture of various cosmetics, skin treatments and care products, and cleaning detergents.
1. Pharmaceutical field
2. Food field
3. Cosmetic field