National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Methylcellulose - M940048


CASRN: 9004-67-5

Formula: C-H4-O.x-Unspecified

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cellulose, methyl ether

Known Uses

Adhesives; cosmetics; binder & stabilizer in foods; pharmaceutical aid. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (S0863)  Completed 
    • C. elegans
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