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Cellulose Acetate Phthalate USP

Cellulose acetate (C6H7O2(OH)3), basically a chain of glucose molecules, is a heavily useful industrial compound that is used in many important products used worldwidely everyday. It is an acetate ester also known as Cellon or Rhodoid or Zyl or Zylonite. It appears as a white free flowing powder, Soluble in dioxane and in dimethylformamide; insoluble in alcohol and in water.


Mol. Formula: C6H7O2(OH)3


Test Specification………USP
Characters It occurs as a White, free-flowing powder or colourless flakes; odourless or with a faint odour of

acetic acid; hygroscopic.





(a)Infrared Absorption

(b) The solution shows a vivid green


Solubility Freely soluble in acetone; soluble in diethylene glycol and in dioxan; practically insoluble in water, in ethanol (95%), in toluene and in chlorinated and

non-chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons. It dissolves in dilute solutions of alkalis.

Limit of free acid Not more than 3.0%.
Heavy metals Not more than 20 ppm
Viscosity 50 to 90 mm2/s
Appearance of a film A thin, colourless, transparent and glossy

film is produced.

Sulphated ash Not more than 0.1%.
Water Not more than 5.0%.
Residual solvents Meets the requirement

Assay of acetyl groups

(anhydrous acid-free)

Assay of Hydrogen phthaloyl groups (anhydrous, acid-free)


Not less than and 17.0% and Not more than 26.0%


Not less than and 30.0% and Not more than 40.0%

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.


We Manufacture Bulk Dugs/API, Excipients, pharmaceuticals (IP/BP/USP/NF/PH. EUR./JP), Speciality Chemicals (Pure/AR/ACS), mineral fortifiers (FCC). our manufacturing facility is GLP, GMP (FDA) approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, kosher, halal, COPP and WHO-GMP certified.

Good Manufacturing Practice Certified by World Health Organization (WHO-GMP)
Written Confirmation Certification (WC)
Good Manufacturing Practice (EXCiPACT cGMP)
Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)