An unparalleled thickening agent
As the highest molecular weight cellulosic polymer that Dow offers, CELLOSIZE™ QP-100MH, part of Dow’s CELLOSIZE™ hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC) family, is a thickening agent used in household cleaning products, toilet tank drop-in tablets, and other products where high thickening efficiency is the most valued performance requirement.
CELLOSIZE™ QP-100MH and other agents with high viscosity grades have been developed primarily for use in latex paint formulations and is an unparalleled thickener in textile carpet dyeing and printing.
Formulations with CELLOSIZE™ HEC offer consumers improved body, smoothness and silkiness in their personal care products because it’s an excellent film-former, binder, thickener, stabilizer and dispersant for a range of offerings – from shampoos, to hair sprays, neutralizers, creams and lotions. In liquid detergents and waterless hand cleaners, the ingredient acts as a thickener and protective colloid.
CELLOSIZE™ HEC is formulated directly in:
- Shampoos, hair sprays and neutralizers
- Creams and lotions
- Liquid detergents
- Waterless hand cleaners
- Building materials such as gypsum, cement, lime, organic plasters, tile adhesives and mortars
- Latex polymerization
- Oil production
- Paint thickening
- Papers and inks
- Textile latex coatings, binders, and adhesives
- Textile carpet dyeing and printing
These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.
- Molecular Weight 200 - 800 g/mol
- Particle Distribution 20 mesh < 841 micron (98-100%)
- Viscosity (1%, aqueous solution) 4 cP, 4400 - 6000 cP
No Safety Data Sheets are available online for this material Please Contact Dow for additional information.
No Safety Data Sheets are available online for this material
Please Contact Dow for additional information.