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  • Ethylcellulose (EC) is a hydrophobic ethyl ether of cellulose.
  • Ethylcellulose is a white or light grey powder with odorless and tasteless.
  • Ethyl cellulose (EC) is a non-toxic, stable, compressible, inert, hydrophobic polymer that has been widely used to prepare
    pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • EC is currently used in pharmaceutical applications for micro encapsulation of actives, controlled-release matrix systems,
    taste masking, solvent and extrusion granulation, tablet binding, and as a controlled-release coating for tablets and beads.
  • Ethylcellulose is directly extracted from plant fibre (cellulose, cotton) and is then chemically modified.
  • Ethylcellulose is predominantly used in food supplements and flavourings in capsules.
  • It functions as a binding and filling agent or serves as protective coating.
  • Apart from that, Ethylcellulose can function as an emulsifier to stabilize water-oil-mixtures.
  • Ethylcellulose, a hydrophobic plastic polymer, is one of the most commonly used release retardant materials.
  • Ethylcellulose is used widely as an enteric coating for tablets and capsules.
  • Ethyl cellulose is a kind of cellulose ether, and it shows good thermo stability and electric properties.
  • The film made from EC has quite good permeability, it has been widely used industrial air filter.
  • Ethyl cellulose is non-bio degradable, bio-compatible, non-toxic natural polymer and widely used in oral and topical formulation.
  • Ethyl cellulose is a widely used excipient in pharmaceutical applications.
  • Its use is presently requested in the formulation of food supplements in dry applications e.g. as a controlled release agent and protective colloid and as a thickener/binder in hydrophobic matrices.
  • Ethyl cellulose is considered having unique properties in the formulation of food supplements in dry applications, which are defined
    as food categories in the European Union, i.e. as a coating agent for solid dietary food supplements and as a micro-encapsulating agent for fixing colours and flavouring agents.
  • Ethyl cellulose is prepared from wood pulp or cotton by treatment with alkali and ethylation of the alkali treated cellulose with ethyl
    chloride. The resulting product is then further steamed and dried.
  • Ethyl cellulose is a derivative of cellulose in which some of the hydroxyl groups on the repeating glucose units are converted into ethyl ether groups. The number of ethyl groups can vary depending on the manufacture.
  • It is mainly used as a thin-film coating material.
  • Ethyl cellulose is used as a food additive as an emulsifier.
  • Ethylcellulose content of pellets of various size fractions coated with an aqueous ethylcellulose dispersion (Surelease®) was measured by a GPC/HPLC with a refractive index detector.
  • Ethylcellulose is one of the most widely used water-insoluble polymer in film-coating to achieve extended drug release.
  • Ethylcellulose was found to be an efficient microencapsulating agent and the ethylcellulose microcapsules exhibited good controlled release characteristics and were found suitable for oral controlled release of diclofenac over 12-16 h.
  • Microspheres were prepared by oil-in-oil emulsion evaporation technique using ethyl cellulose and eudragit®RS100.
  • The high performance liquid chromatography method with ethyl cellulose/cellulose acetate blends and EC as column packing material, and small molecular weight compound as probe molecules was employed to
    measure the retention volume and equilibrium distribution coefficient (K) of both inorganic and organic solutes.
  • Recently, fine particle ethylcellulose has become available to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Four different batches of microspheres were prepared by varying the concentration of ethyl cellulose from 1 to 4 g.
  • The surface morphology of microspheres made of various ethyl cellulose contents was investigated using scanning electron microscopy  by mounting on stubs using double sided adhesive tapes.
  • The properties of prepared ethyl cellulose film e.g. pH, color, flexibility, tensile strength were measured by the standard
  • The ethyl cellulose capsules contained a large number of mechanically made micropores (400 μm) at the bottom.
  • Ethylcellulose (EC) has been widely used as a barrier membrane or binder, to prepare pharmaceutical oral modified release dosage forms.
  •  The aqueous dispersion of ethylcellulose, for example Surelease® aqueous ethylcellulose dispersion, has been utilized to manufacture modified release multi-particulates in capsules and single unit tablets or softgel capsules through film coating applications.
  • Ethylcellulose is widely used to control the dissolution rate of drugs from sustained-release preparations.
  • It has also been used as a matrix in the preparation of both water soluble and sparingly water-soluble drugs using solid dispersion technique.
General Information
  • Ethyl Cellulose
  • Ethyl Cellulose description
  • Information about Ethyl Cellulose
  • About ethyl cellulose description
  • Modified cellulose - ethyl cellulose


  • Preparation of ethyl cellulose/methyl cellulose blends by supercritical antisolvent precipitation
  • Preparation and evaluation of ethylcellulose coated microcapsules for controlled release of Diclofenac
  • Predictability of Drug Release from Multiparticulate Systems Coated with an Aqueous Ethylcellulose Dispersion
  • The Influence of Solvent Type on Extended Release Coating
    with Ethylcellulose Barrier Membranes
  • Response Surface Methodology for the
    Optimization OF Ethylcellulose Microspheres
  • Preparation and evaluation of ethyl cellulose microspheres of ibuprofen for sustained drug delivery
  • Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to
    Ethyl Cellulose as a food additive
  • Preparation and characterisation of ethylcellulose microparticles containing propolis


  • A Baylis-Hillman adduct ethyl cellulose derivative
  • Effect of Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose and Ethyl
    Cellulose Content on Release Profile and Kinetics of
    Diltiazem HCl from Matrices
  • Effect of SLS on ethyl cellulose containing cyclobenzaprine HCl floating microspheres
  • Preparation of Electrospun Porous Ethyl Cellulose Fiber by THF/DMAc Binary Solvent System
  • The Effect of HLB on the Release Profile of Atenolol from Ethyl Cellulose-coated Tablets
  • In vitro and in vivo evaluation of ethyl cellulose based floating microspheres
    of cefpodoxime proxetil


  • Characterization of Ethylcellulose with Different Degrees of Substitution (DS): A Diffuse-Reflectance Infrared Study
  • Influence of the functionalization pattern of ethyl cellulose on the interactions with polystyrene latex particles in aqueous mixtures
  • Studies on the Interaction of Water with Ethylcellulose: Effect of Polymer Particle Size
  • Preparation and in vitro evaluation of Diclofenac Sodium loaded Ethyl
    cellulose composite magnetic microspheres
  • Solid Dispersion of Nabumetone in Ethyl Cellulose an Approach to Enhance the Solubility and Dissolution Rate
  • Studies on poly (hydroxy alkanoates)/(ethylcellulose) blends
  • Metoprolol Tartrate-Ethylcellulose Tabletted
    Microparticles: Development of a Validated Invitro
    In-vivo Correlation


  • Derivatized ethyl cellulose
  • Viscosity stabilized solution of ethyl cellulose
  • Organic pigments coated with crosslinked ethyl cellulose
  • Foamed acrylic polymer foam containing ethyl cellulose
  • Carboxyalkyl modified ethyl cellulose
  • Stabilization of ethyl cellulose with sodium omicron and rho nitrobenzoates
  • Production of low molecular weight ethylcellulose
  • Production of ethyl cellulose

Company Profiles & Plant

  • Company from Germany
  • Company from Japan
  • Company from Russia
  • Company from US
  • Plant From India

Consultancy & Turnkey

  • Consultancy from Colorado
  • Consultancy from Minneapolis
  • Consultancy from New Delhi
  • Consultancy from United States
  • Consultancy from USA
  • Turnkey from Russia


  • Ethyl Cellulose suppliers
  • Selling Leads of Ethyl Cellulose
  • Exporters of Ethyl Cellulose
  • Ethyl Cellulose suppliers and manufacturers
  • Preparation and gamma scintigraphic evaluation of colon specific pellets of ketoprofen prepared by powder layering technology
  • Hot melt extrusion and injection moulding as manufacturing tools for controlled release formulations
  • Wet Granulation Fine Particle Ethylcellulose Tablets: Effect of Production Variables and Mathematical Modeling of Drug Release
  • Effect of formulation and process variables on the characteristics of microspheres of antiviral drug prepared by oilinoil solvent evaporation technique
  • Fabrication and evaluation of ethyl cellulose and cellulose acetate coated controlled release multiparticulate formulation of ketoprofen by dry powder layering technology
  • Evaluation of zidovudine encapsulated ethylcellulose microspheres prepared by water in oil in oil double emulsion solvent diffusion technique
  • Hypromellose, Ethylcellulose, and Polyethylene Oxide Use in Hot Melt Extrusion
  • Interfacial Properties of Ethyl Cellulose/Cellulose Acetate Blends by HPLC


  • Characterisation of Ethylcellulose Films containing Natural Polysaccharides by Thermal Analysis and FTIR Spectroscopy
  • Evaluation of ethyl cellulose as matrices for controlled release drug delivery
  • Physico-Mechanical Analysis of Free Ethylcellulose Films
    Plasticized with Incremental Weight Percents of Dibutyl Sebacate
  • Application of an Aqueous Ethylcellulose Dispersion in Multiple-Unit Pellet Systems
  • Use of Xanthan Gum and Ethylcellulose in Formulation of Metronidazole for Colon Delivery
  • Application of Ethylcellulose in Preparation of Extended Release Theophylline Inert Matrix Tablets by Wet Granulation


  • The dielectric properties of ethyl cellulose composites
  • Dielectric properties of solution-grown-undoped and
    acrylic-acid-doped ethyl cellulose
  • Ethyl Cellulose physical and chemical properties
  • Influence of storage conditions and type of plasticizers on ethylcellulose
    and acrylate films formed from aqueous dispersions
  • Fabrication and property of chitosan film carrying ethyl
    cellulose microspheres
  • Effect of viscosity grades of ethylcellulose on the
    sustained release properties of indomethacin from its
    tablets matrix


  • VarnifmTM Ethyl Cellulose (EC)
  • RotoStar® SuperEco silver Series
  • DSL 18NR-AO (Active Opaque)
  • Aqualon Ethyl Cellulose
  • Surelease Aqueous Ethyl cellulose dispersion
  • Ethyl cellulose

Material Safety Data Sheet

  • Ethyl Cellulose, ethoxyl content 50%, 100 cps
  • Aquacoat® ECD Ethylcellulose Aqueous Dispersion
  • ETHOCEL* Standard 200 Industrial Ethylcellulose
  • ETHOCEL™ Ethylcellulose Polymers
  • Ethyl Cellulose msds
  • Ethyl Cellulose
  • Aqualon Ethyl Cellulose cellulose ether
  • Ethylcellulose ET 200
  • Safety data for Ethyl Cellulose
  • Aqualon™ EC-N10 PHARM Ethyl cellulose

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Raw Material Suppliers

  • Wood Pulp Suppliers
  • Exporters of Wood Pulp
  • Selling leads of Wood Pulp
  • Cotton suppliers & manufacturers
  • Cotton suppliers
  • Alkali selling leads
  • Ethyl Chloride exporters
  • Suppliers of Ethyl Chloride

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