HypromelloseHypromellose (INN), short for hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC), is a semisynthetic, inert, viscoelastic polymer used as an ophthalmic lubricant, as well as an excipient and controlled-delivery component in oral medicaments.
Hypromellose is a solid, slightly off-white to beige powder and may be formed into granules. Although non-toxic, it is combustible and can react vigorously with oxidising agents.
There are many fields of application for hypromellose. These are not limited to the following:
Paints & Coatings
Detergents & cleaners
Cyanostane Rx (Prohormones)
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