Microcrystalline Cellulose

Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) is a kind of purified and partially depolymerized cellulose, white, odorless, tasteless and in the shape of crystalline powder made up of porous particles.

CAS Number: 9004-36-6

Molecular Formula: (C6H10O5)n, n≈220

Molecular Weight: about 36000

English Initials: MCC


1. In the Pharmaceutical Industry

Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) is often used as adsorbents, suspending agents, diluents and disintegrating agents. MCC is widely used in the pharmaceutical preparation, mainly as diluents and adhesives in oral tablets and capsules. It can be used for wet granulation as well as direct compression by dry method. It has some lubrication and disintegration action so is very useful in tablet preparation.

2. In the Food Industry

In the food industry, Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can be used as an important base in functional foods and is an ideal health food additive.

1). Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can maintain emulsification and foam stability.

2). Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can maintain high temperature stability.

3). Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can improve the liquid stability.

4). Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can act as nutritional supplements and thickeners.

5). Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) has many other uses.

3. In Cosmetics

As an ingredient, Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can be used in the production of various kinds of cosmetics, skin care and treatment products, and detergents.

Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) 9004-34-6

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