Calcium Carboxymethyl Cellulose is the Calcium salt of & poly Carboxymethyl ether of Cellulose. It is insoluble in water, but absorbs water and swells to several times. It is a viscosity permits rapid disintegration, dispersion and dissolution in water of any compressed powder such as tablets, grains or granule form food.
In soaps a small addition of Sodium CMS increases the suspending power and overall washing efficiency of the soaps. Carboxy Methyl Cellulose is a cellulose ether gum, being an anionic water-soluble polymer supplied as a granules, coarse and powder of white to cream color, available in number of grades and viscosity types with wide application