L-Hydroxypropyl Cellulose Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Low-substituted Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (L-HPC) is a low‐substituted poly(hydroxypropyl) ether of cellulose. It is related to Hydroxypropyl cellulose; the key difference being that L-HPC has a small proportion of hydroxyl groups substituted. It is supplied as a white to slight yellow powder. It is odourless or has a slight, characteristic odour.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; J.P; B.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Low Substituted Hydroxypropyl Cellulose; Low-Substituted Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Low-Substituted; Cellulose, 2‐Hydroxypropyl Ether (Low Substituted); 2-Hydroxypropyl Ether (Low-substituted) Cellulose; L-HPC; Hyprolose® Low-substituted;
Uses and Applications: Tablet and Capsule Disintegrant
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