Cellulose Acetate EP

Test Specification…….EP
Character It occurs as a white, yellowish-white or greyish-white, hygroscopic powder or granules.

Test A


a.     Infrared absorption spectrophotometry.

Solubility Practically insoluble in water, soluble in acetone, in formic acid and in a mixture of equal volumes of methanol and methylene chloride, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)
Free acid Not more than 0.1%, calculated as acetic acid (dried substances)
Loss on drying Not more than 5.0%
Sulfated ash Not more than 0.1%
Apparent viscosity Specified Test

Acetyl groups


Not less than 29.0% and not more than 44.8% of acetyl group (dried substances)

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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