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VNC Hydroxyethyl Cellulose

VNC Hydroxyethyl Cellulose

Regular price £2.99 GBP
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VNC Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC) our own brand of HEC powder. It is a thickening or gelling agent made from cellulose. The non-ionic water-soluble polymer readily dissolves in cold or hot water.

Known as a hydrogel, HEC can be used in a variety of applications, including hair conditioner, liquid soaps, shave gels and foams, toothpaste (high salt), wipes (baby and adult), makeup/mascara, AP/Deodorant solids, and lubricant gels.

Available in a range of weights, ideal for every application from making giant bubbles, to manufacturing beauty products, to large scale TV productions.

Physical Analysis:

Physical Form: Powder
Moisture: 10% Max
Molecular Substitution: 2.5
pH: 6.0 – 8.5
Viscosity: 3400 – 5500 cps


Material Safety Data Sheets for all products are available here.


Storage & Expiration

Store the powder in a cool, dry place away from heat and sunlight. If exposed to humid conditions, the product will absorb moisture, lump together and lose most of its useful properties. When stored properly, the powder typically has a 12-month shelf-life.

Shipping Info

We aim to dispatch all orders within 24-48hrs Monday to Friday.

Standard - Delivery within 5 business days from dispatch

Express - Delivery within 2 business dayfrom dispatch.

Next Day - Delivery next business day if ordered by midday.

* Business days are Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.

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