Klucel™ hydroxypropylcellulose

Chemistry: Cellulosics

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Klucel™ hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC) is a nonionic water-soluble cellulose ether with a remarkable combination of properties. It combines organic solvent solubility, thermoplasticity and surface activity with the aqueous thickening and stabilizing properties characteristic of other water-soluble cellulose polymers available from Ashland. Klucel HPC films are flexible without plasticizers and non-tacky at high humidity.

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KlucelEXF Ultra HPC is an ultra-fine tablet binder that assures formulation predictability, reliability and robustness.  Klucel™ EXF Ultra HPC provides enhanced tablet strength and low friability with the most difficult to compress active pharmaceutical ingredients even at low usage levels. 

applications

- direct compression
- dry granulation
- with poorly compressible APIs

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